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shake

1. an instance of shaking dice before casting
2. Music another word for trill
3. a dance, popular in the 1960s, in which the body is shaken convulsively in time to the beat
4. an informal name for earthquake

Shake

 

a modern ballroom dance of British origin. Improvised, with characteristic movements of the shoulders and body, the dance is in 4/4 time, with a tempo ranging from moderate to moderately fast.

shake

[shāk]
(materials)
Separation between adjoining layers of wood, due to causes other than drying.
A thick hand-cut shingle.

shake

A thick wood shingle, usually formed either by hand-splitting a short log into tapered radial sections or by sawing; usually attached in overlapping rows on wood sheathing, 1 as a covering for a roof or wall.
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When Liverpool's Luis Suarez failed to shake hands with Manchester United defender Patrice Evra at Old Trafford last season (below), after serving a ban for racially abusing him at Anfield, all hell broke loose.
If we shake hands, if we kiss or we hug, do you think that's important?
I have always taken the view that whatever happens out on the pitch and in the technical area, after the game you shake hands and share a drink, whether you like it or not.
Of course, if we meet outside in the city centre I would obviously shake hands with them.
I didn't expect to see the Prime Minister in the flesh or be able to shake hands with him.
A survey of 1,000 adults by Carex, a hand-wash brand, revealed that the custom of shaking hands is fading with each generation with 74percent confessing they shake hands less than they used to.
Hill demanded the FA take action against Evans for contract irregularities and the Scot was eventually suspended and left the club before being re-appointed earlier this year Evans said: 'I won't shake hands with Garry because I have no time for the man.
Irrespective of whether you like the man opposite you or whether you had a ruck during the game you should shake hands," The Sun quoted Pulis, as saying.
Celticand Hibsclashin Glasgow tomorrow, on league business this time, and O'Neill is adamant his playersdidnothing to deserve Brebner'saccusation insisting if some of his players did not shake hands it was because Hibs were too busy celebrating.
I don't know if Mr McGuinness will find this to be an appropriate occasion to shake hands with the Queen.
Managers should shake hands at the end of matches as an example to everyone.