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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shiver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, represented as broken into fragments or ragged pieces: said especially of a lance.

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  • this could go on hernesheir's list of heraldry terms

    March 11, 2014

  • Blue spring sky and lively sunlight and aLouises Manhattan, needless to say, flowed around us, honked, glimmered, flashed, steamed, whistled, whooped and subterraneously shuddered. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan. Mar 10, 2012 ⋅ edit ⋅ delete
    breeze that shivered the puddles and set London's buds nodding on their stems.

    March 25, 2012