Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shake; agitate.
- To shake; jog; hence, with off or on, to move off or move on; be gone.
- n. A jog; a shock.
- n. An obsolete variant of shock.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. R. or Scot. A shock; a jog; a violent concussion or impulse.
- v. R. or Scot. To shake; to shock.
- v. R. or Scot. To jog; to move on.
- From Middle English schoggen ("to shake up and down, jog"), from Middle Dutch schocken ("to jolt, bounce") or Middle Low German schoggen, schucken ("to shog"), from Old Saxon *skokkan ("to move"), from Proto-Germanic *skukkanan (“to move, shake, tremble”). More at shock. (Wiktionary)
“My learned friend assured me further, that the earth had lately received a shog from a comet that crossed its vortex, which, if it had come ten degrees nearer us, had made us lose this whole term.”
“The first _jog_ and _shog_ are identical in meaning and derivation, and may be traced, by whosoever chooses, to the Gothic _tiuhan_, (Germ, _ziehen_,) and are therefore near of kin to our _tug_.”
“Nym says to Pistol, "Will you _shog_ off?" he may be said to have shaken him off.”
“Shall we shog? the king will be gone from Southampton.”
“An 'gied the infant warld a shog, [shake]' Maist ruin'd a '.”
“Wherewith the two canons of the old school waddled away, arm in arm, and Bolt put out his head, leered at Ambrose, and bade him shog off, and not come sneaking after other folk's shoes.”
“Bolt put out his head, leered at Ambrose, and bade him shog off, and not come sneaking after other folk's shoes.”
“Well, will you shog — will you on — will you take sasine and livery? —”
“The shog of the vessel threw a young Chinese (whom Xavier had christened, and carried along with him) into the sink, which was then open.”
“And whereas it may be objected, that it cannot be, that the meer imbodying of the _Æther_ between these bodies can be the cause, since the _Æther_ having a free passage alwayes, both through the Pores of the Glass, and through those of the Fluids, there is no reason why it should not make a separation at all times whilst it remains suspended, as when it is violently dis-joyned by a shog.”
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