2. Adjective. That shakes or shivers. ¹
3. Verb. (present participle of quake) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Quaking
1. quake [v] - See also: quake
Medical Definition of Quaking
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Literary usage of Quaking
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1. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"The author of the book called, ' The quaking Mountebank,' Sfc. His principles follow. His words are seen in the light, and are condemned for the fire. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... a genus 01 grasses, commonly called quaking-grass, maiden's-hair, or lady's- tresses. There are about 30 species, chiefly i found in South America. ..."
3. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"With his shaking, quaking. " Och !" says she, " you're out of tune ; So, get along, you catgut-scraper !" With your whack, &c. ..."
4. Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 by Henry Youle Hind (1860)
"quaking Bog. — Pitching Track.—Rabbits.— Foot of Mountain. — Cretaceous Rocks.— Terraces.—Conical Hills.—White Spruce.—Brown-nosed Bear. ..."
5. Before Adam by Jack London (1907)
"Hair-Face ran out on the quaking morass and gained the firmer footing of a grass-hummock a dozen yards away. His wife did not follow. ..."