A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Quiver, n. [e.m.E. and ME quiuer (a1300), AF quiveir. Cf. Quaver n.1] A quiver for arrows. — To borrowe fra the blindit boy Baith quiver [Wr., L. quaver] and his bow; Montg. Ch. & Slae 734 (W).

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