"shakedown" Definition

  1. n. A temporary substitute for a bed, as one made on the floor or on chairs; -- perhaps originally from the shaking down of straw for this purpose.

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Position in dictionary: 89737 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "shakedown": 1
Words that end with "shakedown": 1
Words that contain "shakedown": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of shakedown

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