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

 quiv·er /ˈkwɪvɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quiv·er a.  Nimble; active. [Obs.] A little quiver fellow.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quiv·er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quivered p. pr. & vb. n. Quivering.]  To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
    The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind.   --Shak.
    And left the limbs still quivering on the ground.   --Addison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quiv·er, n. The act or state of quivering; a tremor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quiv·er, n.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of
           surprise shot through him" [syn: frisson, shiver, chill,
            shudder, thrill, tingle]
      2: a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his
         pipe" [syn: shaking, shakiness, trembling, quivering,
          vibration, palpitation]
      3: case for holding arrows
      4: the act of vibrating [syn: vibration, quivering]
      v 1: shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils
           palpitated" [syn: quake, palpitate]
      2: move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
         [syn: flicker, waver, flitter, flutter]
      3: move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the
         city pulsated with music and excitement" [syn: pulsate,

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    the sheath for arrows. The Hebrew word (aspah) thus commonly
    rendered is found in Job 39:23; Ps. 127:5; Isa. 22:6; 49:2; Jer.
    5:16; Lam. 3:13. In Gen. 27:3 this word is the rendering of the
    Hebrew _teli_, which is supposed rather to mean a suspended
    weapon, literally "that which hangs from one", i.e., is
    suspended from the shoulder or girdle.