Shiver



verb (used without object)
1.
to shake or tremble with cold, fear, excitement, etc.
2.
Nautical.

(of a fore-and-aft sail) to shake when too close to the wind.
(of a sailing vessel) to be headed so close to the wind that the sails shake.

noun
3.
a tremulous motion; a tremble or quiver:
The thought sent a shiver down her spine.
4.
shivers, an attack of shivering or chills (usually preceded by the).
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to break or split into fragments.
noun
2.
a fragment; splinter.
verb (intransitive)
1.
to shake or tremble, as from cold or fear
2.

(of a sail) to luff; flap or shake
(of a sailing vessel) to sail close enough to the wind to make the sails luff

noun
3.
the act of shivering; a tremulous motion
4.
the shivers, an attack of shivering, esp through fear or illness
verb
1.
to break or cause to break into fragments
noun
2.
a splintered piece

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