American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Quake

QUAKE, v.i.

1. To shake; to tremble; to be agitated with quick but short motions continually repeated; to shudder. Thus we say, a person quakes with fear or terror, or with cold. Heb 12.

2. To shake with violent convulsions, as well as with trembling; as, the earth quakes; the mountains quake. Neh 1.

3. To shake, tremble or move, as the earth under the feet; as the quaking mud.

QUAKE, v.t. To frighten; to throw into agitation. [Not used.]

QUAKE, n. A shake; a trembling; a shudder; a tremulous agitation.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Quake," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8E6GE1DWTWS88UN.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Quake." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 27 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8E6GE1DWTWS88UN.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Quake' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8E6GE1DWTWS88UN.