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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shook
 (vbl.)shake的過去式

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shook, v. t. To pack, as staves, in a shook.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shook imp. & obs.  or poet. p. p. of Shake.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shook, n.  Com. (a) A set of staves and headings sufficient in number for one hogshead, cask, barrel, or the like, trimmed, and bound together in compact form. (b) A set of boards for a sugar box. (c) The parts of a piece of house furniture, as a bedstead, packed together.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shake, v. t. [imp. Shook p. p. Shaken (Shook, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Shaking.]
 1. To cause to move with quick or violent vibrations; to move rapidly one way and the other; to make to tremble or shiver; to agitate.
    As a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.   --Rev. vi. 13.
 Ascend my chariot; guide the rapid wheels
 That shake heaven's basis.   --Milton.
 2. Fig.: To move from firmness; to weaken the stability of; to cause to waver; to impair the resolution of.
    When his doctrines grew too strong to be shook by his enemies, they persecuted his reputation.   --Atterbury.
 Thy equal fear that my firm faith and love
 Can by his fraud be shaken or seduced.   --Milton.
 3. Mus. To give a tremulous tone to; to trill; as, to shake a note in music.
 4. To move or remove by agitating; to throw off by a jolting or vibrating motion; to rid one's self of; -- generally with an adverb, as off, out, etc.; as, to shake fruit down from a tree.
    Shake off the golden slumber of repose.   --Shak.
 'Tis our fast intent
 To shake all cares and business from our age.   --Shak.
    I could scarcely shake him out of my company.   --Bunyan.
 To shake a cask Naut., to knock a cask to pieces and pack the staves.
 To shake hands, to perform the customary act of civility by clasping and moving hands, as an expression of greeting, farewell, good will, agreement, etc.
 To shake out a reef Naut., to untile the reef points and spread more canvas.
 To shake the bells. See under Bell.
 To shake the sails Naut., to luff up in the wind, causing the sails to shiver. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shake
      n 1: building material used as siding or roofing [syn: shingle]
      2: frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or
         ice cream [syn: milkshake, milk shake]
      3: a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone
         above it [syn: trill]
      4: grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an
         introduction or to agree on a contract) [syn: handshake,
          handshaking, handclasp]
      5: reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement [syn: tremble,
          shiver]
      6: causing to move repeatedly from side to side [syn: wag, waggle]
      v 1: move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the
           flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking" [syn: agitate]
      2: move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook" [syn: didder]
      3: shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine
         was juddering" [syn: judder]
      4: move back and forth  or sideways; "the ship was rocking";
         "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on
         her feet" [syn: rock, sway]
      5: undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken";
         "The bad news shook her hopes"
      6: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories
         shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
         [syn: stimulate, shake up, excite, stir]
      7: get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
         [syn: shake off, throw off, escape from]
      8: bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking; "He
         was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the
         salt shaker"
      9: shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or
         cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger
         at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands";
         "Don't shake your fist at me!"
      [also: shook, shaken]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shook
      n : a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or
          shipment

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 shook
      See shake