Shaking piece


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Shaking piece a name given by butchers to the piece of beef cut from the under side of the neck. See Illust. of Beef.
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In literature:

Tell me the truth before I shake you to pieces.
"The Lost Child" by François Edouard Joachim Coppée
Boys would come along and climb up into my branches and shake me nearly to pieces.
"Andiron Tales" by John Kendrick Bangs
But she still went ahead, though she quivered as if the struggle would shake her in pieces.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
When he let a piece fall from his shaking fingers my brothers and sisters laughed.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
Like shaking hands with a piece of warm dough, Muldoon thought.
"Lease to Doomsday" by Lee Archer
Perfectly disgusted, I threw off all my clothes, and had my boys shake and clean out every piece.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
It seemed as if the world were shaking itself to pieces.
"The Cave Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
We're in danger of shaking ourselves plum to pieces.
"The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless" by H. Irving Hancock
Don't shake me to pieces!
"Dave Porter in the Far North" by Edward Stratemeyer
Answer me, or I'll shake you to pieces!
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
Then he put one of the pieces back, while I lay shaking and being shook till the teeth chattered in my head.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
Not that only, but took my favorite car and left it running in the mud, simply shaking itself to pieces.
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
Upon my soul, you might shake it to pieces yourself with a touch.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
He drew a card, with shaking hand, and staked a piece of gold on it.
"The Serapion Brethren." by Ernst Theordor Wilhelm Hoffmann
One of the funniest things he learned to do was to take his piece of carpet, shake it well, and put it back in its place.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 8, May 1886, No. 7." by Various
Shake him to pieces driving over those roads!
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
The uncertainty shakes me to pieces.
"Johnny Ludlow, Fifth Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
We'll have to get more rigidity or we'll be shaking ourselves to pieces every time we shoot.
"The Onslaught from Rigel" by Fletcher Pratt
Our heavy guns will soon shake it to pieces if we do invest it.
"The Secrets of a Kuttite" by Edward O. Mousley
The sight of him was like an earthquake shaking me to pieces.
"Hungry Hearts" by Anzia Yezierska

In news:

Shake biscuit pieces in sugar mixture and place in tube pan.
Shake Parmesan cheese onto a piece of waxed paper.
Move over Shake Weight, there's a new piece of hand-held exercise equipment that looks even more embarrassing than doing the suggestive two-handed workout.