beshake

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ shake.

Verb[edit]

beshake (third-person singular simple present beshakes, present participle beshaking, simple past beshook, past participle beshaken)

  1. (transitive) To shake roughly or violently.
    • 1914, Alber Hale Plumb, When mayflowers blossom: a romance of Plymouth's first years - Page 350:
      Once away, he exclaimed in a heat of self-accusation, "I could beshake me! What manner of guardiance and conduction have I offered you?"