quiverful

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quiverful

(ˈkwɪvəfʊl)
n
1. (Archery) the amount that a quiver can hold
2. literary a fair number or full complement: a quiverful of children.
Translations

quiverful

n (of arrows)Köchervoll m
References in classic literature ?
Long-hafted, slender, bone-barbed throwing-spears lay along the gunwale of the canoe, while a quiverful of arrows hung on each man's back.
Harding and the Quiverfuls in the competition for wardenship of Hiram's Hospital or Eleanor Bold in the rivalry of two clergymen for her hand in marriage.
Quiverful, the genial clergyman and father who is persuaded to accept the preferment at Hiram's Hospital in addition to his living at Puddingdale.
Letty Quiverful, his wife and the mother of fourteen children, who begs Mrs.