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These men knew each other as comrades in arms, and are members of a brotherhood that includes movers and shakers.Halevi's 'Like Dreamers' Is the Big Book On Israel We've Been Waiting For|Don Futterman|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Female movers and shakers host their own economic forum in France.
So in a city now crammed with a plethora of big name chefs is a sentimental journey enough to entice the movers and shakers?
We should soon come to nothing without them, though the Shakers have the best gardens in the world.Summer in a Garden, and Calvin, A Study Of Character|Charles Dudley Warner
Apart from their religious meetings, the Shakers have what they call "union meetings."Mind Amongst the Spindles|Various
Here he was kept till he was four or five years old, when he was given to the Shakers, from whom he ran away at ten or twelve.The Rangers|D. P. Thompson
Two Shakers in the cars,—both, if I mistake not, with thread gloves on.
But it is folly to expect that we can induce such persons to live the lives of Shakers.Fruits of Philosophy|Charles Knowlton
British Dictionary definitions for shakers (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for shakers (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for shakers
A religious group that rose in America in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Shakers derived their name from a dance that was part of their religious ceremony. They lived in small, tightly knit communities and observed celibacy.
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Idioms and Phrases with shakers
see mover and shaker.