Definition of Quaking

1. Noun. The action of the verb ''to quake''. ¹



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

1. From Quake, Quaking aspen One of several grasses of the genus Briza, having slender-stalked and pendulous ovate spikelets, which quake and rattle in the wind. Briza maxima is the large quaking grass; B. Media and B. Minor are the smaller kinds. Rattlesnake grass (Glyceria Canadensis). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quaking

quaked
quakeproof
quaker
quakerbird
quakerbirds
quakeress
quakes
quaketail
quaketails
quakey
quakier
quakiest
quakily
quakiness
quakinesses
quaking (current term)
quaking aspen
quaking aspens
quakingly
quakings
quakka
quakkas
quaky
quale
qualia
qualifiable
qualification
qualifications
qualificative
qualificatives

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. ..."

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