ashake

[uh-sheyk]

adjective

shaking (usually used predicatively): The very hills were ashake with the violence of the storm.

Nearby words

  1. ash wednesday,
  2. ash-blond,
  3. ash-shaytān,
  4. asha,
  5. ashab,
  6. ashamed,
  7. ashanti,
  8. ashbery,
  9. ashbery, john,
  10. ashburton

Origin of ashake

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + shake

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Examples from the Web for ashake

  • 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