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Definizione monolingua


quiver


Verb

quiver (third-person singular simple present quivers, present participle quivering, simple past and past participle quivered)


  1. (intransitive) To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
    • 1593, William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, Act II, Scene III, line 12:
      The birds chaunt melody on every bush, The snake lies rolled in the cheerful sun, The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind And make a checkerd shadow on the ground.
Noun

quiver (plural quivers)


  1. (weaponry) A container for arrows, crossbow bolts or darts, such as those fired from a bow, crossbow or blowgun.
    • 1598, William Shakespeare, Much Ado about Nothing, Act I, Scene I, line 271:
      Don Pedro: Nay, if Cupid have not spent all his quiver in Venice, thou wilt quake for this shortly.
    • 1786, Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 39:
      Arrows were carried in quiver, called also an arrow case, which served for the magazine, arrows for immediate use were worn in the girdle.
  2. (figuratively) A ready storage location for figurative tools or weapons.
    Hes got lots of sales pitches in his quiver.
  3. (obsolete) The collective noun for cobras.
  4. Shaking or moving with a slight trembling motion.
  5. (mathematics) A multidigraph.
Adjective

quiver (comparative more quiver, superlative most quiver)


  1. (archaic) Nimble, active.
    • 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry V, Part II, Act III, Scene II, line 281:
      […] there was a little quiver fellow, and a would manage you his piece thus; and a would about and about, and come you in and come you in.

Definizione dizionario quiver


faretra
  To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion
  arrow container
  A container for arrows, crossbow bolts or darts, such as those fired from a bow, crossbow or blowgun.
tremare
brivido
fremere
rabbrividire
tremito
tremolio
turcasso

Altri significati:
  (figuratively) A ready storage location for figurative tools or weapons.
  (intransitive) To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.
  (mathematics) A multidigraph.
  shaking or moving with a slight trembling motion
  Shaking or moving with a slight trembling motion.
  slight tremor or movement
  (archaic) Nimble, active.
  (weaponry) A container for arrows, crossbow bolts or darts, such as those fired from a bow, crossbow or blowgun.
  (obsolete) The collective noun for cobras.

Traduzione quiver


faretra ,tremare ,brivido ,fremere ,rabbrividire

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