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qua·ver / ˈkwāvər/ • v. [intr.] (of a person's voice) shake or tremble in speaking, typically through nervousness or emotion. • n. 1. a shake or tremble in a person's voice. 2. Mus., chiefly Brit. another term for eighth note. DERIVATIVES: qua·ver·ing·ly adv.qua·ver·y adj.

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quaver

quaver vibrate, tremble XV; trill or shake in singing; also trans. XVI. frequent. (see -ER4) of ME. quave, cwauien (XIII), perh. repr. OE. *cwafian, parallel symbolic formation to cwacian QUAKE.
Hence quaver sb. (mus.) note equal to half a crotchet XVI; shake or trill XVII; tremulous cry, etc. XVIII.

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quaver

quaver (Fr. croche; Ger. Achtelnote; It. croma). The 8th-note, notated  (rest notated ): half value of quarter-note.

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Quaver

Quaver

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quaver

quavercadaver, slaver •halva, salver, salvor •balaclava, Bratislava, carver, cassava, Costa Brava, guava, Java, kava, larva, lava, palaver •woodcarver •clever, endeavour (US endeavor), ever, forever, however, howsoever, never, never-never, sever, Trevor, whatever, whatsoever, whenever, whensoever, wheresoever, wherever, whichever, whichsoever, whoever, whomever, whomsoever, whosoever •delver, elver •Denver •Ava, caver, craver, deva, engraver, enslaver, favour (US favor), flavour (US flavor), graver, haver, laver, paver, quaver, raver, saver, savour (US savor), shaver, vena cava, waiver, waver •lifesaver • semiquaver •achiever, beaver, believer, cleaver, deceiver, diva, Eva, fever, Geneva, griever, heaver, leaver, lever, Neva, perceiver, receiver, reiver, reliever, retriever, Shiva, underachiever, viva, weaver, weever •cantilever

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