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- n. Plural form of earthshock.
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The sea rushed from all sides with a thunder greater than that of the earthshocks that preceded it.
True, there have been frequent earthshocks in California, and all along the Western coast, and occasionally slight tremors have been felt in other sections, but the damage done to life and property has been in almost every instance comparatively light.