Shivered
Shiver Shiv"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shivered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shivering}.] [OE. schiveren, scheveren; cf. OD. scheveren. See {Shiver} a fragment.] To break into many small pieces, or splinters; to shatter; to dash to pieces by a blow; as, to shiver a glass goblet. [1913 Webster]

All the ground With shivered armor strown. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shiver — I UK [ˈʃɪvə(r)] / US [ˈʃɪvər] verb [intransitive] Word forms shiver : present tense I/you/we/they shiver he/she/it shivers present participle shivering past tense shivered past participle shivered * if you shiver, your body shakes slightly, for… …   English dictionary

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  • shiver — I. noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old High German scivaro splinter Date: 13th century one of the small pieces into which a brittle thing is broken by sudden violence II. verb (shivered; shivering) Date: 13th century to break into many… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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