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shake the sheets:

C17 th British expression for copulate . In Courtesans and Cuckolds. A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy (1979) James T. Henke defines ' the Shaking of the Sheets ' as: ' A popular tune and ballad with innuendo of copulation . Sir Charles Mountford of his sister, "Yes, would she dance The Shaking of the Sheets! / But that's the dance her husband means to lead her! "' See copulation for synonyms.
See Also: bed bugs, between the sheets, bun-boogie, come stain, cookie crumbs, cum stain, dew off the lily, shake, shake the dew off the lily, shake the peg, shake the sheets

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