[shak-tap-ing] /ˈʃækˌtæp ɪŋ/
noun, Canadian Informal.
the making of house-by-house visits to canvass.
noun, Slang. 1. an instance of shacking up: The census people counted both marriages and shackups.
adjective, shackier, shackiest. 1. run-down; dilapidated: a shacky old place.
An early system on the IBM 701. [Listed in CACM 2(5):1959-05-16]. (1995-10-25)
noun, plural (especially collectively) shad (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) shads. 1. a deep-bodied herring, Alosa sapidissima, of Europe and North America, that migrates up streams to spawn, used for food. 2. any other fish of the genus Alosa or related genera. 3. any of several unrelated fishes. noun (pl) shad, […]