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shiv•er



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).

shiv•er



Pronunciation: (shiv'ur), [key]
v.t., v.i.
to break or split into fragments.

n.
a fragment; splinter.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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