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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils, Drink, Games
shakershak‧er /ˈʃeɪkə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 DFUa container with holes in the lid, used to shake salt, sugar etc onto food a salt shaker2 (also cocktail shaker)DFD a container in which drinks are mixed3 Shaker4 DGa small container for shaking dice movers and shakers at mover(1)
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shakerThrough it all, Tatum maintained his posture of mover and shaker, champion of democracy, doer of good deeds.The music is lively with drums and dried bean shakers.The chief shaker was Father Vic.Clocks, salt and pepper shakers and tea pots will delight as they are put in daily service.The nest is agitated by the shaker for a predetermined time interval, usually 15-20 minutes.
ShakerShakera member of a US religious group who lived together and had a simple way of life. Shaker furniture is made in the plain, simple, and attractive style that Shakers used to make things a Shaker chair shakerShakerShaker adjective  relating to a style of wooden furniture of the kind made by the shakers, which is known for being simple and well-made, and has become fashionable an attractive set of Shaker chairs
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