That partly explains why seats previously inhabited by shivering backsides are now selling for $750 a pair.
Late at night, the doctor advised moving N—now shivering uncontrollably in a blanket—to the hospital.
shivering and terrified, he begged them to let him leave the shower.
Her mother found her on the sand, curled in a ball, shivering uncontrollably.
The club rooms overlook the shivering palms and brilliant green of the golf course, but hardly anyone is on it.
Don left Alis, shivering, at her door and decided he wanted a drink.
He bit his lip in his annoyance, shivering with a presentiment.
Frances got up, shivering a little at the unfriendly look of the morning.
He was shivering, and fancied that she must be chilled by the early morning air.
It was a very rough crossing, and we were all starving and shivering.
"shake," c.1400, alteration of chiveren (c.1200), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old English ceafl "jaw," on notion of chattering teeth. Spelling change of ch- to sh- is probably from influence of shake. Related: Shivered; shivering.
"to break in or into many small pieces," c.1200, from the source of shiver (n.). Chiefly in phrase shiver me timbers (1835), "a mock oath attributed in comic fiction to sailors" [OED]. My timbers! as a nautical oath (probably euphemistic) is attested from 1789 (see timber (n.)). Related: Shivered; shivering.
"small piece, splinter, fragment, chip," c.1200, perhaps from an unrecorded Old English word, related to Middle Low German schever schiver "splinter," Old High German scivero, from Proto-Germanic *skif- "split" (cf. Old High German skivaro "splinter," German Schiefer "splinter, slate"), from PIE *skei- "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Commonly in phrases to break to shivers "break into bits" (mid-15c.). Also, shiver is still dialectal for "a splinter" in Norfolk and Lincolnshire.
"a tremulous, quivering motion," 1727, from shiver (v.1). The shivers in reference to fever chills is from 1861.