a person or thing that shakes.
a container with a perforated top from which a seasoning, condiment, sugar, flour, or the like is shaken onto food.
any of various containers for shaking beverages to mix the ingredients:
a cocktail shaker.
a dredger or caster.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Millennial Church, originating in England in the middle of the 18th century and brought to the U.S. in 1774, advocating celibacy, common ownership of property, and a strict and simple way of life: so called from their practice of shaking during religious services.
(initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to a style of something produced by Shakers and characterized by simplicity of form, lack of ornamentation, fine craftsmanship, and functionality.
plural noun
the Shakers, an American millenarian sect, founded in 1747 as an offshoot of the Quakers, given to ecstatic shaking, advocating celibacy for its members, and practising common ownership of property
a person or thing that shakes
a container, often having a perforated top, from which something, such as a condiment, is shaken
a container in which the ingredients of alcoholic drinks are shaken together

Shakers definition

A religious group that rose in America in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Shakers derived their name from a dance that was part of their religious ceremony. They lived in small, tightly knit communities and observed celibacy.

Note: Shaker furniture is renowned for its simplicity, strength, and beauty.

see: mover and shaker


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