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quiver

Definitions


[ˈkwɪvə], (Verb)

Definitions:
- tremble or shake with a slight rapid motion
(e.g: the tree's branches stopped quivering)


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Origin:
Middle English: from Old English cwifer ‘nimble, quick’. The initial qu- is probably symbolic of quick movement (as in quaver and quick)


[ˈkwɪvə], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a slight trembling movement or sound, especially one caused by a sudden strong emotion
(e.g: she couldn't help the quiver in her voice)


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[ˈkwɪvə], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an archer's portable case for holding arrows.


Phrases:
- an arrow in the quiver

Origin:
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French quiveir, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch koker and German Köcher




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