Pronunciation: (shiv'ur),[key] —v.i. 1. to shake or tremble with cold, fear, excitement, etc.
2. Naut. a. (of a fore-and-aft sail) to shake when too close to the wind.
b. (of a sailing vessel) to be headed so close to the wind that the sails shake.
—n. 1. a tremulous motion; a tremble or quiver: The thought sent a shiver down her spine. 2. shivers,an attack of shivering or chills (usually preceded by the).
Pronunciation: (shiv'ur),[key] —v.t., v.i. to break or split into fragments.