|English Dictionary: shakedown||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for shakedown|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Shakedown \Shake"down`\, 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. --Sir W. Scott.