KJV Dictionary Definition: shake
SHAKE, v.t. pret. shook; pp. shaken.
1. To cause to move with quick vibrations; to move rapidly one way and the other; to agitate; as, the wind shakes a tree; an earthquake shakes the hills or the earth.
I shook my lap, and said, so God shake out every man from his house-
He shook the sacred honors of his head. Dryden.
-As a fig casteth her untimely fruit, when it is shaken of a mighty wind.
2. To make to totter or tremble.
The rapid wheels shake the heav'n's basis. Milton.
3. To cause to shiver; as, an ague shakes the whole frame.
4. To throw down by a violent motion.
Macbeth is ripe for shaking. Shak.
But see shake off, which is generally used.
5. To throw away; to drive off.
'Tis our first intent
To shake all cares and business from our age. See Shake off. Shak.
6. To move from firmness; to weaken the stability of; to endanger; to threaten to overthrow. Nothing should shake our belief in the being and perfections of God, and in our own accountableness.
7. To cause to waver or doubt; to impair the resolution of; to depress the courage of.
That ye be not soon shaken in mind. 2 Thess. 2.
8. To trill; as, to shake a note in music.
SHA'KING, ppr. Impelling to a wavering motion; causing to vacillate or waver; agitating.
2. Trembling; shivering; quaking.
1. The act of shaking or agitating; brandishing.
3. A trembling or shivering.