a meeting of Quakers, at which all members, except those moved to speak, remain silent.
Informal. a gathering at which there is considerable silence.
a gathering of the Quakers for worship, characterized by periods of silence and by members speaking as moved by the Spirit
[kweyk] /kweɪk/ verb (used without object), quaked, quaking. 1. (of persons) to shake or tremble from cold, weakness, fear, anger, or the like: He spoke boldly even though his legs were quaking. 2. (of things) to shake or tremble, as from shock, internal convulsion, or instability: The earth suddenly began to quake. noun 3. an […]
noun 1. a bog formed of peat or woven rushes and shrubs that forms over water or soft mud and shakes when walked upon.
noun 1. See under (def 1). [as-puh n] /ˈæs pən/ noun 1. any of various poplars, as Populus tremula, of Europe, and P. tremuloides (quaking aspen) or P. alba (white aspen) of America, having soft wood and alternate ovate leaves that tremble in the slightest breeze. adjective 2. of or relating to the aspen. 3. […]
noun 1. any of several grasses of the genus Briza, having spikelets with slender, drooping stalks. noun 1. any grass of the genus Briza, of N temperate regions and South America, having delicate flower branches that shake in the wind