Quiver

Definition of Quiver

Quiv´er   Pronunciation: kwĭv´ẽrd
a.1.Nimble; active.
v. i.1.To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
[imp. & p. p. Quivered (kwĭv"ẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Quivering.]
The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind.
- Shak.
And left the limbs still quivering on the ground.
- Addison.
n.1.The act or state of quivering; a tremor.
1.A case or sheath for arrows to be carried on the person.
Beside him hung his bow
And quiver, with three-bolted thunder stored.
- Milton.

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