Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Violent shaking or jolting.
  • n. A trot or trotting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A trot or trotting.
  • n. A shaking; succussion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trot or trotting.
  • n. A shaking; succussion.

Etymologies

From Medieval Latin succussatio, from the past participle stem of Latin succussare, frequentative of succutere, from sub- + quatere ("shake"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tollulation and succussation are only Latin words for ambling and trotting; though I believe both were natural amongst the old

    Hudibras

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