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Quiver vs. Sheaf

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Quivernoun

(weaponry) A container for arrows, crossbow bolts or darts, such as those fired from a bow, crossbow or blowgun.

Sheafnoun

A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.

Quivernoun

(figuratively) A ready storage location for figurative tools or weapons.

‘He's got lots of sales pitches in his quiver.’;

Sheafnoun

Any collection of things bound together.

‘a sheaf of paper’;

Quivernoun

(obsolete) The collective noun for cobras.

Sheafnoun

A bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer.

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Quivernoun

(mathematics) A multidigraph.

Sheafnoun

A quantity of arrows, usually twenty-four.

Quiveradjective

(archaic) Nimble, active.

Sheafnoun

(mechanical) A sheave.

Quiververb

(intransitive) To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.

Sheafnoun

(mathematics) An abstract construct in topology that associates data to the open sets of a topological space, together with well-defined restrictions from larger to smaller open sets, subject to the condition that compatible data on overlapping open sets corresponds, via the restrictions, to a unique datum on the union of the open sets.

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Quiveradjective

Nimble; active.

Sheafverb

(transitive) To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves

‘to sheaf wheat’;

Quiververb

To shake or move with slight and tremulous motion; to tremble; to quake; to shudder; to shiver.

‘The green leaves quiver with the cooling wind.’; ‘And left the limbs still quivering on the ground.’;

Sheafverb

(intransitive) To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

Quivernoun

The act or state of quivering; a tremor.

Sheafnoun

A sheave.

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Quivernoun

A case or sheath for arrows to be carried on the person.

‘Beside him hung his bowAnd quiver, with three-bolted thunder stored.’;

Sheafnoun

A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.

‘The reaper fills his greedy hands,And binds the golden sheaves in brittle bands.’;

Quivernoun

an almost pleasurable sensation of fright;

‘a frisson of surprise shot through him’;

Sheafnoun

Any collection of things bound together; a bundle; specifically, a bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer, - usually twenty-four.

‘The sheaf of arrows shook and rattled in the case.’;

Quivernoun

a shaky motion;

‘the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe’;

Sheafverb

To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves; as, to sheaf wheat.

Quivernoun

case for holding arrows

Sheafverb

To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

‘They that reap must sheaf and bind.’;

Quivernoun

the act of vibrating

Sheafnoun

a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing

Quiververb

shake with fast, tremulous movements;

‘His nostrils palpitated’;

Quiververb

move back and forth very rapidly;

‘the candle flickered’;

Quiververb

move with or as if with a regular alternating motion;

‘the city pulsated with music and excitement’;

Quiver

A quiver is a container for holding arrows, bolts, darts, or javelins. It can be carried on an archer's body, the bow, or the ground, depending on the type of shooting and the archer's personal preference.

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