shakes

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
\ ˈshāks How to pronounce shakes (audio) \

Medical Definition of shakes

1 : a condition of trembling specifically : delirium tremens

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“Shakes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/shakes. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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