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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shiver  \Shiv"er\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shivered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Shivering}.]  [OE.  schiveren  scheveren  cf  OD 
  scheveren  See  {Shiver}  a  fragment.] 
  To  break  into  many  small  pieces,  or  splinters;  to  shatter;  to 
  dash  to  pieces  by  a  blow;  as  to  shiver  a  glass  goblet. 
  All  the  ground  With  shivered  armor  strown.  --Milton. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  vibrating  slightly  and  irregularly;  as  e.g.  with  fear  or 
  cold  or  like  the  leaves  of  an  aspen  in  a  breeze;  "a 
  quaking  bog";  "the  quaking  child  asked  for  more"; 
  "quivering  leaves  of  a  poplar  tree";  "with  shaking 
  knees";  "seemed  shaky  on  her  feet";  "sparkling  light 
  from  the  shivering  crystals  of  the  chandelier"; 
  "trembling  hands"  [syn:  {quaking},  {quivering},  {shaking}, 
  {shaky},  {trembling}] 
  2:  of  persons  and  animals;  feeling  no  warmth;  "got  chilled  at 
  the  football  game";  "shivering  in  her  thin  coat"  [syn:  {chilled}] 
  n  :  a  sensation  of  cold  that  often  marks  the  start  of  an 
  infection  and  the  development  of  a  fever  [syn:  {chill}] 

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