quiver


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quiver \Quiv"er\ (kw[i^]v"[~e]r), a. [Akin to AS. cwiferlice
   anxiously; cf. OD. kuiven, kuiveren. Cf. Quaver.]
   Nimble; active. [Obs.] " A little quiver fellow." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quiver \Quiv"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quivered
   (kw[i^]v"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Quivering.] [Cf.
   Quaver.]
   To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to
   tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
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         The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind. --Shak.
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         And left the limbs still quivering on the ground.
                                                  --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quiver \Quiv"er\, n.
   The act or state of quivering; a tremor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quiver \Quiv"er\, n. [OF. cuivre, cuevre, coivre, LL. cucurum,
   fr. OHG. chohh[=a]ri quiver, receptacle, G. k["o]cher quiver;
   akin to AS. cocor, cocur, cocer, D. koker. Cf. Cocker a
   high shoe.]
   A case or sheath for arrows to be carried on the person.
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         Beside him hung his bow
         And quiver, with three-bolted thunder stored. --Milton.
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