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arrow in the quiver

One of several options or alternatives available. With all this varied job experience under my belt, I have more than one arrow in the quiver if this particular career path isn't to my liking. I've got a job interview next week, but I'm still handing out my résumé so that I'll have another arrow in the quiver.
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quiver with (something)

To tremble or shake because of some extreme emotion or condition. I positively quivered with anticipation as I opened up the letter from Harvard. We sat quivering with fear as the troops passed through town. The poor child was quivering with fever by the time I came home with her medicine.
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quiver with something

1. Lit. to shake or shiver from something, such as cold, fear, anticipation, etc. On seeing the bear, the dogs quivered with fear. Todd quivered with the cold.
2. Fig. to experience eagerness or joy. I quivered with delight when I saw the dessert. Tom quivered with eagerness as the door opened.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

an arrow in the quiver

one of a number of resources or strategies that can be drawn on or followed.
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There is usually cowskin fringe at the openings of the bowcase and quiver and often also at each hanging end of the shoulder strap.
Through its subsidiaries, Tink's, Dead Down Wind, Obsession Bows, and now Ramcat, Arcus markets and manufactures a range of deer lures, attractants, scent control products, premium bows, broadheads, replacement blades, quivers, and other archery accessories.
They encode information about the structure of the monoid algebra kB and allows us to describe a quiver presentation of kB.
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The Neo-Assyrian bronze quiver assemblage is decorated with incised scenes of winged demons, holding buckets and pine cones, pollinating the intertwined tree of life.
Wendy Foden, a researcher at the South African National Biodiversity Institute, told Reuters that while studying different sites of quiver trees, she noted that northern trees, closer to the equator, had mortality rates higher than in the South.
It involves a slight widening of the cheeks but the mouth remains closed and the lips quiver.
Q MOST BOWHUNTERS seem to use a bow-mounted quiver. Some take their quiver off to shoot, and others use either a hip or back quiver.
The Gale-Robinson quivers are defined in Section 3, the graphs [G.sup.(r,s,N).sub.n] are defined in Section 5, and the weights appearing in the combinatorial formula appear in Section 6.
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Unlike the quivers we are used to seeing in Robin Hood movies, where the right handed archer reaches back over his right shoulder to draw an arrow from a quiver strapped just behind his shoulder, Plains Indian quivers hang on the archer's back with their openings facing left.
Bows and arrows, quivers, tabs, gloves, arm guards, plus a small handful of accessories once created a full line of archery products.
There are certain parts of your bow setup that don't get nearly enough attention--or credit, for that matter--and arrow quivers might top the list.
Quivers aren't generally considered accuracy-enhancing accessories, but some could easily fall into the accuracy-robbing category.