A shake is a basic wooden shingle that is made from split logs. Shakes have traditionally been used for roofing and siding applications around the world. Higher grade shakes are typically used for roofing purposes, while the lower grades are used for siding purposes. In either situation, properly installed shakes provide long lasting weather protection and a rustic aesthetic, though they require more maintenance than some other more modern weatherproofing systems.

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  1. The act of shaking something.
    The cat gave the mouse a shake.
  2. A milkshake.
  3. A beverage made by adding ice cream to a (usually carbonated) drink; a float.
  4. Shake cannabis, small, leafy fragments of cannabis that gather at the bottom of a bag of marijuana.
  5. A thin shingle.
  6. A crack or split between the growth rings in wood.
  7. A fissure in rock or earth.
  8. Instant, second. (Especially .)
  9. One of the staves of a hogshead or barrel taken apart.
  10. A rapid alternation of a principal tone with another represented on the next degree of the staff above or below it; a trill.
  11. A shook of staves and headings.
  12. The redshank, so called from the nodding of its head while on the ground.


  1. To cause (something) to move rapidly in opposite directions alternatingly.
  2. To move (one's head) from side to side, especially to indicate a negative.
  3. To move or remove by agitating; to throw off by a jolting or vibrating motion.
  4. To disturb emotionally; to shock.
  5. To lose, evade, or get rid of (something).
  6. To move from side to side.
  7. To shake hands.
  8. To dance.
  9. To give a tremulous tone to; to trill.

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