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shaking

[shey-king] /ˈʃeɪ kɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that shakes.
2.
ague, with or without chill and fever.
3.
shakings, Nautical. waste rope, canvas, etc.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English; see shake, -ing1
Related forms
shakingly, adverb
unshaking, adjective
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shaking

n.

late 14c., verbal noun from shake (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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