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ashake

[uh-sheyk]
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  1. shaking (usually used predicatively): The very hills were ashake with the violence of the storm.
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Origin of ashake

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + shake
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Examples from the Web for ashake

Historical Examples

  • He seemed to be in the last extremity of fright, with a face the color of clay and his limbs all ashake as one who hath an ague.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Blacky was all ashake again, but this time it wasn't with fear of being caught away from home in the dark; it was with excitement.

    Blacky the Crow

    Thornton W. Burgess

  • Nance, all ashake with disgust, stooped suddenly and picked up a lump of rock.