Quiver is defined as to shake rapidly or tremble.(verb)
An example of quiver is a cold shiver.
The definition of a quiver is a case for arrows.(noun)
An example of a quiver is the bag which hung over Robin Hood's back to hold his arrows.
See quiver in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME quiveren < OE cwifer-, eager, akin to MDu quiveren < IE base *gwei-, to live, lively: see bio-
Origin: ME quyuere < OFr coivre < Gmc *kukur (> OE cocer, quiver, sheath, Ger köcher, quiver), prob. a loanword from the Huns
See quiver in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb quiv·ered, quiv·er·ing, quiv·ers
Origin: Middle English quiveren
Origin: , perhaps from quiver, nimble (from Old English cwifer-; see gwei- in Indo-European roots).
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman quiveir
Origin: , variant of Old French cuivre
Origin: , from Old Low Franconian cocar
Origin: , probably from Medieval Latin cucurum
Origin: , probably from Hunnish
Origin: ; akin to Mongolian kökür.
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