1. to chuckle ...1598 obs.
2. to cluck ...1684 obs.
3. to rattle; to chatter ...Bk1884 Eng. dial.
4. to shuffle; to slink along in walking ...Bk1888 Eng. dial.
5. to run fast, to hurry, to bustle about, to make haste ...1933 Amer. dial.
for vb. 1 - a by-form of chuckle (vb.)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1598 - Colleppolarsi d' allegrezza, to shuckle, to chuck or rouze ones selfe to gladnes and mirth
From: A Worlde of Wordes, or Most Copious, and Exact Dictionarie in Italian and English, collected by Iohn Florio
- John Florio
"...Wherefore, would but my unknown blushing Servant appear, or give me a kind Sign; would but my little Partridge call, methinks I could so shuckle, and run, and Bill, and clap my Wings about her. Hah!..."
From: The Atheist, or The Second Part of the Souldiers Fortune
- Thomas Otway, 1684