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Meaning of SHOOK

Pronunciation:  shûk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment
 

SHOOK is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: barrel, cask

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Shook\,
    imp. & obs. or poet. p. p. of {Shake}.
    
    
  2. \Shook\, n. [Cf. {Shock} a bundle of sheaves.] (Com.)
    (a) A set of staves and headings sufficient in number for one
        hogshead, cask, barrel, or the like, trimmed, and bound
        together in compact form.
    (b) A set of boards for a sugar box.
    (c) The parts of a piece of house furniture, as a bedstead,
        packed together.
    
    
  3. \Shook\, v. t.
    To pack, as staves, in a shook.
    
    
 

 

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