MEANING: adjective: Stunned, confused, and exhausted as a result of experiencing intense stress, such as in a war zone.

ETYMOLOGY: From shell, from Old English sciell + shock, from French choc, from choquer (to collide). Earliest documented use: 1898.

SHELL-SHACKED - living in a "shellter" made from old oyster and clam and mussel and scallop shells

HELL-SHOCKED - much distressed after a brief glimpse of the afterlife

SHE'LL SHOO KED - the girl is going to chase away the sneaker