Quivered
Quivered Quiv"ered (kw[i^]v"[~e]rd), a. 1. Furnished with, or carrying, a quiver. ``Like a quivered nymph with arrows keen.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Sheathed, as in a quiver. ``Whose quills stand quivered at his ear.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • quivered — və(r)d adjective 1. : equipped with or carrying a quiver the quivered warriors of antiquity 2. [from past participle of quiver (V) ] : sheathed in or as if in a quiver whose quills stand quivered Alexander Pope …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quivered — 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. [1913 Webster] The green leaves quiver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quivered — quiv·er || kwɪvÉ™(r) n. shiver, shudder; case for carrying arrows v. shiver, quake, tremble, shudder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quivered — quiv·ered …   English syllables

  • quiver — I UK [ˈkwɪvə(r)] / US [ˈkwɪvər] verb [intransitive] Word forms quiver : present tense I/you/we/they quiver he/she/it quivers present participle quivering past tense quivered past participle quivered to shake with short quick movements Her lip… …   English dictionary

  • quiv|er — quiv|er1 «KWIHV uhr», verb, noun. –v.i. to shake with a slight but rapid motion; shiver; tremble: »The dog quivered with excitement. Her lip quivered like that of a child about to cry (Booth Tarkington). SYNONYM(S): See syn. under shake. (Cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Argos (dog) — In Greek mythology, Argos was Odysseus faithful dog. He waited for his master s return to Ithaca for over twenty years while most presumed Odysseus dead. He was the first (after those to whom Odysseus revealed his identity) to recognize the King… …   Wikipedia

  • quiver — [[t]kwɪ̱və(r)[/t]] quivers, quivering, quivered 1) VERB If something quivers, it shakes with very small movements. Her bottom lip quivered and big tears rolled down her cheeks. Syn: tremble 2) VERB If you say that someone or their voice is… …   English dictionary

  • shake — 1. verb 1) the whole building shook Syn: vibrate, tremble, quiver, quake, shiver, shudder, jiggle, wobble, rock, sway; convulse 2) she shook the bottle Syn: jiggle …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • 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. [1913 Webster] The green leaves quiver with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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