- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
QUAKE, verb intransitive
1. To shake; to tremble; to be agitated with quick but short motions continually repeated; to shudder. Thus we say, a person quakes with fear or terror, or with cold. Hebrews 12:21.
2. To shake with violent convulsions, as well as with trembling; as, the earth quakes; the mountains quake Nahum 1:5.
3. To shake, tremble or move, as the earth under the feet; as the quaking mud.
QUAKE, verb transitive To frighten; to throw into agitation. [Not used.]
QUAKE, noun A shake; a trembling; a shudder; a tremulous agitation.
QUA'KER, noun One that quakes; but usually, one of the religious sect called friends. This name, quakers, is said to have been given to the sect in reproach, an account of some agitations which distinguished them; but it is no longer appropriated to them by way of reproach.
QUA'KERISM, noun The peculiar manners, tenets or worship of the quakers.
QUA'KERLY, adjective Resembling quakers.
QUA'KERY, noun Quakerism.