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- (nonstandard) simple past tense and past participle of
- 1870 October 8, Various, Punchinello, volume 2, number 28:
- Up comes the tavern-keeper, and ketchin' holt of my cote coller, shaked me out in the middle of the dinin'-room floor.
- 1908, John M. Taylor, The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697):
- MRS. MIGAT--A warm greeting, "how doe yow"--"god was naught"--"Hell need not be feared, for she should not burn in ye fire"--The ghost "stracke" "Mrs. Migat sayth she went out to give her calues meat, about fiue weekes since, & goodwif Segr came to her and shaked her by ye arme, & sd she how doe yow, how doe yow, Mrs. Migatt.
- 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
- It was an ancient and a sad matron of a sedate look and christian walking, in habit dun beseeming her megrims and wrinkled visage, nor did her hortative want of it effect for incontinently Punch Costello was of them all embraided and they reclaimed the churl with civil rudeness some and shaked him with menace of blandishments others whiles they all chode with him, a murrain seize the dolt, what a devil he would be at, thou chuff, thou puny, thou got in peasestraw, thou losel, thou chitterling, thou spawn of a rebel, thou dykedropt, thou abortion thou, to shut up his drunken drool out of that like a curse of God ape, the good sir Leopold that had for his cognisance the flower of quiet, margerain gentle, advising also the time's occasion as most sacred and most worthy to be most sacred.