Shaker meaning

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A member of a Christian sect originating in England in 1747, practicing communal living and observing celibacy.
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Relating to or constituting a style produced by Shakers that is distinctively simple, unornamented, functional, and finely crafted.

Shaker furniture.

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A person or thing that shakes.
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A device used in shaking.

A cocktail shaker.

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A member of a religious sect that flourished in the 19th cent., practicing celibacy and owning common property for community living.
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Designating a sweater knitted in a ribbed stitch (Shaker stitch), using heavy yarn.
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A person or thing that shakes, or by means of which something is shaken.
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A variety of pigeon.
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One who holds railroad spikes while they are hammered.
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A musical percussion instrument filled with granular solids which produce a rhythmic sound when shaken.
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One of a Christian Protestant religious sect who do not marry, popularly so called from the movements of the members in dancing, which forms a part of their worship.
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