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"And þe boot, amydde þe water, was shaggid." [Wyclif]Also the name of a dance popular in U.S. 1930s and '40s. The baseball verb meaning "to catch" (fly balls) is attested from 1913, of uncertain origin or connection to other senses of the word.
[origin unknown; perhaps fr shake by way of shack]