- the amount that a quiver can hold
- literary a fair number or full complementa quiverful of children
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Examples from the Web for quiverful
But it will do me no good, for he has a quiverful of children.Painted Veils
He took his bow and quiverful of war arrows and started for the mountain.Myths and Legends of Alaska
"One's first duty is to one's own wife and family," said Mr. Quiverful.
"She ought to pay it herself, out of her own pocket," said Mr. Quiverful.
Mr. Thumble and Mr. Quiverful belonged to one, and Mr. Oriel and Mr. Robarts to the other.