Roll of Bensoulbenjamin rolled to the quivery loveshivery roofpanes.
For a minute, it had a strange, quivery appearance—unreal and unsubstantial.
The sun was shining down, and the air was clear and quivery.
Hanging from it were all kinds of glittery, quivery, sparkly things in silver and gold.
You know she never can stand anybody all jumpy, and jerky, and quivery, like you are now.
It always gives me a quivery thrill to realize who you are as well as how nice you are.
She was thin and quivery, and her tongue was hanging out and her eyes staring.
I asked, 170 with a quivery little feeling that the world was going topsyturvy with other people besides me.
Yes, and she had felt funny herself that evening—a numb, quivery, prickly kind of sensation: it may have been the thunder-storm!
"case for holding arrows," early 14c., from Anglo-French quiveir, Old French quivre, cuivre, probably of Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *kukur "container" (cf. Old High German kohhari, German Köcher, Old Saxon kokar, Old Frisian koker, Old English cocur "quiver"); "said to be from the language of the Huns" [Barnhart]. Related: Quiverful.
the sheath for arrows. The Hebrew word (aspah) thus commonly rendered is found in Job 39:23; Ps. 127:5; Isa. 22:6; 49:2; Jer. 5:16; Lam. 3:13. In Gen. 27:3 this word is the rendering of the Hebrew _teli_, which is supposed rather to mean a suspended weapon, literally "that which hangs from one", i.e., is suspended from the shoulder or girdle.