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Shaker vs. Quaker

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Shakernoun

A person or thing that shakes, or by means of which something is shaken.

Quakernoun

(entomology) Any of various lycaenid butterflies of the genus Pithecops.

Shakernoun

A variety of pigeon.

Quakernoun

One who quakes.

Shakernoun

One who holds railroad spikes while they are hammered.

Quakernoun

One of a religious sect founded by George Fox, of Leicestershire, England, about 1650, - the members of which call themselves Friends. They were called Quakers, originally, in derision. See Friend, n., 4.

‘Fox's teaching was primarily a preaching of repentance . . . The trembling among the listening crowd caused or confirmed the name of Quakers given to the body; men and women sometimes fell down and lay struggling as if for life.’;

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Shakernoun

A musical percussion instrument filled with granular solids which produce a rhythmic sound when shaken.

Quakernoun

The nankeen bird.

Shakernoun

A kind of straight-sided, stackable glass for beer, soda, etc.

Quakernoun

a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)

Shakernoun

A person or thing that shakes, or by means of which something is shaken.

Quakernoun

one who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear

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Shakernoun

One of a religious sect who do not marry, popularly so called from the movements of the members in dancing, which forms a part of their worship.

Shakernoun

A variety of pigeon.

Shakernoun

a person who wields power and influence;

‘a shaker of traditional beliefs’; ‘movers and shakers in the business world’;

Shakernoun

a member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world

Shakernoun

a container in which something can be shaken

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