\ʃˈe͡ɪkəɹˌɪzəm], \ʃˈeɪkəɹˌɪzəm], \ʃ_ˈeɪ_k_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
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The principles of the Shakers; to shake hands with, to express pleasure or satisfaction at meeting or parting with a friend by shaking hands; to greet or bid farewell by the visible symbol of shaking hands; to become reconciled, as friends; to agree or contract with; no great shakes, familiarly, not worthy of attention; of no particular importance.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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