Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The amount held by a quiver
  • n. A large amount.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. As much or as many as will fill a quiver: generally used with allusion to Ps. cxxvii. 5: “Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them ”

Etymologies

quiver +‎ -ful (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the presence of the two delegations the mediating Governor had taken an arrow and shown them with what ease it could be broken; then how impossible he found it to break a quiverful of arrows, thus demonstrating the strength in union.

    The Frontiersmen

  • Not 'quiverful' of children all religious and stuff.

    Someone please send this guy some condoms!

  • That made them sound like a "quiverful" family to me.

    Planet Atheism

  • Long-hafted, slender, bone-barbed throwing-spears lay along the gunwale of the canoe, while a quiverful of arrows hung on each man's back.

    Chapter 22

  • I've heard of the quiverful movement before the Dugger family is a gross commercialization of it.

    "Quiverfull"?

  • There is also a quiverful of legends pre-dating the actual appearance of Robin, himself.

    Derbyshire's all of a quiver over Robin Hood's bow...

  • If there are occasionally a few transitional paragraphs between the coupling of her tight, wet, hot... self, and his hard, needy, throbbing...self and the second, even more quiverful coupling of said genitals, I find that my sisters are simply flipping pages straight to the good stuff, as it were.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • If they even got to that point at all–if they were not part of such a system, they may have decided to not be quiverful, especially in light of her illness.

    Should antifeminists tolorate antifeminist nazis?

  • This had nothing to do with sexual desire–it had to do with the unwise choice to be quiverful with a partner who was spiraling out of control.

    Should antifeminists tolorate antifeminist nazis?

  • Bill Clinton had a quiverful of ideas created by Democrats that thought that the orthodox liberalism had died.

    CNN Transcript Nov 3, 2004

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