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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 qua·ver /ˈkwevɚ/
 (vi.)發顫音,震動(vt.)顫聲說話,用顫聲歌唱震音,顫聲,八分音符

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qua·ver, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quavered p. pr. & vb. n. Quavering.]
 1. To tremble; to vibrate; to shake.
 2. Especially, to shake the voice; to utter or form sound with rapid or tremulous vibrations, as in singing; also, to trill on a musical instrument

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qua·ver, v. t. To utter with quavers.
    We shall hear her quavering them . . . to some sprightly airs of the opera.   --Addison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Qua·ver, n.
 1. A shake, or rapid and tremulous vibration, of the voice, or of an instrument of music.
 2. Mus. An eighth note. See Eighth.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 quaver
      n 1: a tremulous sound
      2: a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole
         note [syn: eighth note]
      v 1: give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or
           frequency [syn: waver]
      2: sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note
         above or below [syn: warble, trill]