shook

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃʊk/
  • (obsolete) IPA(key): /ʃuːk/[1]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊk

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare shock (a bundle of sheaves).

Noun[edit]

shook (plural shooks)

  1. A set of pieces for making a cask or box, usually wood.
  2. The parts of a piece of house furniture, as a bedstead, packed together.
Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

shook (third-person singular simple present shooks, present participle shooking, simple past and past participle shooked)

  1. To pack (staves, etc.) in a shook.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

shook

  1. simple past tense of shake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Walker (1824) A critical pronouncing dictionary[1], page 560

Anagrams[edit]