Shiver Shiv"er, v. i. [OE. chiveren, cheveren; of uncertain origin. This word seems to have been confused with shiver to shatter.] To tremble; to vibrate; to quiver; to shake, as from cold or fear. [1913 Webster]

Prometheus is laid On icy Caucasus to shiver. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

The man that shivered on the brink of sin, Thus steeled and hardened, ventures boldly in. --Creech. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.