adj bushy; shaggy; as, a shock hair.
2. shock ·vi to be occupied with making shocks.
3. shock ·vi to meet with a shock; to meet in violent encounter.
4. shock ·noun a dog with long hair or shag;
called also shockdog.
5. shock ·noun a thick mass of bushy hair; as, a head covered with a shock of sandy hair.
6. shock ·noun a lot consisting of sixty pieces;
a term applied in some baltic ports to loose goods.
7. shock ·vt to collect, or make up, into a shock or shocks; to stook; as, to shock rye.
8. shock ·v to give a shock to; to cause to shake or waver; hence, to strike against suddenly; to encounter with violence.
9. shock ·v to strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust; to cause to recoil; as, his violence shocked his associates.
10. shock ·noun 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.
11. shock ·add. ·vt to subject to the action of an electrical discharge so as to cause a more or less violent depression or commotion of the nervous system.
12. shock ·noun 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 onset.
13. shock ·noun 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.
14. shock ·noun 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.
15. shock ·noun 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.