quivered

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English[edit]

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.
    • John Milton
      '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.
    • Alexander Pope
      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.