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Shock Shock, n. [OE. schokke; cf. OD schocke, G. schock a
heap, quantity, threescore, MHG. schoc, Sw. skok, and also G.
hocke a heap of hay, Lith. kugis.]
1. A pile or assemblage of sheaves of grain, as wheat, rye,
or the like, set up in a field, the sheaves varying in
number from twelve to sixteen; a stook.
And cause it on shocks to be by and by set.
Behind the master walks, builds up the shocks.
2. [G. schock.] (Com.) A lot consisting of sixty pieces; -- a
term applied in some Baltic ports to loose goods.
Shock Shock, v. i.
To meet with a shock; to meet in violent encounter. ``They
saw the moment approach when the two parties would shock
together.' --De Quincey.
ShockShock Shock, n. [Cf. Shag.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A dog with long hair or shag; -- called also
2. A thick mass of bushy hair; as, a head covered with a
shock of sandy hair.
Shock Shock, a.
Bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair.
His red shock peruke . . . was laid aside. --Sir W.
Shock Shock, v. t.
To collect, or make up, into a shock or shocks; to stook; as,
to shock rye.
Shock Shock, v. i.
To be occupied with making shocks.
Reap well, scatter not, gather clean that is shorn,
Bind fast, shock apace. --Tusser.
ShockShock Shock, n. [Cf. D. schok a bounce, jolt, or leap, OHG.
scoc a swing, MHG. schoc, Icel. skykkjun tremuously, F. choc
a shock, collision, a dashing or striking against, Sp.
choque, It. ciocco a log. [root]161. Cf. Shock to shake.]
1. A quivering or shaking which is the effect of a blow,
collision, or violent impulse; a blow, impact, or
collision; a concussion; a sudden violent impulse or
These strong, unshaken mounds resist the shocks Of
tides and seas tempestuous. --Blackmore.
He stood the shock of a whole host of foes.
2. A sudden agitation of the mind or feelings; a sensation of
pleasure or pain caused by something unexpected or
overpowering; also, a sudden agitating or overpowering
event. ``A shock of pleasure.' --Talfourd.
3. (Med.) A sudden depression of the vital forces of the
entire body, or of a port of it, marking some profound
impression produced upon the nervous system, as by severe
injury, overpowering emotion, or the like.
4. (Elec.) The sudden convulsion or contraction of the
muscles, with the feeling of a concussion, caused by the
discharge, through the animal system, of electricity from
a charged body.
Syn: Concussion, Shock.
Usage: Both words signify a sudden violent shaking caused by
impact or colision; but concussion is restricted in
use to matter, while shock is used also of mental
Shock Shock, v. t. (Physiol.)
To subject to the action of an electrical discharge so as to
cause a more or less violent depression or commotion of the
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