quivered

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Verb[edit]

quivered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of quiver

Adjective[edit]

quivered (not comparable)

  1. Furnished with, or carrying, a quiver for arrows.
    • (Can we date this quote by John Milton and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      'Tis chastity, my brother, chastity:
      She that has that is clad in complete steel,
      And, like a quivered nymph with arrows keen,
      May trace huge forests, and unharboured heaths []
  2. Sheathed, as in a quiver.
    • (Can we date this quote by Alexander Pope and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      This, this the saving doctrine, preached to all,
      From low St. James's up to high St. Paul;
      From him whose quills stand quivered at his ear,
      To him who notches sticks at Westminster.

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