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  • noun Plural form of Shakeress.

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Examples

  • The last of the Shakeresses in New Hampshire died a decade or so ago in Canterbury there are four more—the very last—still alive in Maine.

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  • The Canterbury Shaker Village was transferred to a private trust by the last three surviving Shakeresses, Sisters Bertha, Gertrude and Edith before their deaths, so that future generations would be able to see and appreciate Shaker accomplishments.

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  • The last of the Shakeresses in New Hampshire died a decade or so ago in Canterbury there are four more—the very last—still alive in Maine.

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  • The Canterbury Shaker Village was transferred to a private trust by the last three surviving Shakeresses, Sisters Bertha, Gertrude and Edith before their deaths, so that future generations would be able to see and appreciate Shaker accomplishments.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • (I knew that Mrs. Sloman was quite familiar with some of the Shakeresses, and visited them at times.)

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 31, October, 1873

  • At nine o'clock Eldress Abby took Susanna to the laundry house, and there under a spreading maple were Sue and the two youngest little Shakeresses, children of seven and eight respectively.

    Homespun Tales

  • Sister Martha, who would superintend the younger Shakeresses in papering and labeling them for the market.

    Homespun Tales

  • She and sister Jane grew intimate so fast, and chattered so merrily, that Bessie became jealous and drew near to hear what they were saying, and presently one of the elder Shakeresses joined them, and gently sent Jane away on an errand.

    Eyebright A Story

  • Here they found half-a-dozen young Shakeresses, busy in filling baskets with blackberries for next day's market.

    Eyebright A Story

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