Definitions for quiverˈkwɪv ər
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frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle(noun)
an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
"a frisson of surprise shot through him"
shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation(noun)
a shaky motion
"the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
case for holding arrows
vibration, quiver, quivering(verb)
the act of vibrating
quiver, quake, palpitate(verb)
shake with fast, tremulous movements
"His nostrils palpitated"
flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver(verb)
move back and forth very rapidly
"the candle flickered"
pulsate, beat, quiver(verb)
move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
"the city pulsated with music and excitement"
to shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver
the act or state of quivering; a tremor
a case or sheath for arrows to be carried on the person
Origin: [OF. cuivre, cuevre, coivre, LL. cucurum, fr. OHG. chohhri quiver, receptacle, G. kcher quiver; akin to AS. cocor, cocur, cocer, D. koker. Cf. Cocker a high shoe.]
A quiver is a container for arrows, bolts, or darts. Quivers can be attached in various positions on an archer's body, the bow, or the ground, depending on the type of shooting and the archer's personal preference. Quivers were traditionally made of leather, wood, furs, and other natural materials, but are now often made of metal or plastic.
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