- the act of a person or thing that shakes.
- ague, with or without chill and fever.
- shakings, Nautical. waste rope, canvas, etc.
Origin of shaking
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Examples from the Web for unshaking
He pointed with unshaking finger to the opening in the wall.The Traitors
E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
He could see again his fingers, bloody, but unshaking, handing the old doctor a needle and silk cord.The Doctor
Robert took the pistol in an unshaking hand and conveyed himself quietly from the room.The Gay Adventure
Word Origin and History for unshaking
late 14c., verbal noun from shake (v.).
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