Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of quiver.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of quiver.

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Examples

  • May 4th, 2010 at 2: 02 pm kcijones001: ah yes, i know of these … robin quivers gets one every day.

    PROFILE: Midtown Lunch’er “Chris” | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • The wall’s the wrong color, too cheerful, but its painted muslin quivers: from backstage someone tries the door, which refuses to give.

    On Being Fifty-Something

  • Kokerboom or Quiver tree (Aloe dichotoma), from which Bushmen made their quivers is the tallest indigenous tree growing on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Many persons, during the early days of the colony, were thus enriched, without risk or labour, from the inexhaustible "quivers" of the U.E. Loyalists.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • If they were actually doing the grunt work of birthing, breastfeeding, and raising their "quivers" they would not have time to worry about who's at the top of the biblical heap and whose marriages are legit and all that self-righteous hooey.

    Women's Space

  • "quivers," a phenomenon that led the Indians to call this place "Okefenokee," or "the land of the trembling earth."

    BellaOnline - The Voice of Women

  • They don't mention women like my friends, H, and L, who served their abusive husbands for decades, only to have them vanish from their "quivers" "lives completely when they finally filed for divorce.

    Women's Space

  • Unstrung bows were in hand, full quivers resting across their backs.

    Fire The Sky

  • Their bows, however, looked first-rate, the staves varnished, their quivers full of turkey-feather-fletched arrows.

    Fire The Sky

  • In the plaza around us, the warriors were hammering on the slave chains, setting porters free, handing out bows and quivers of arrows.

    Fire The Sky

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