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shivering n
1) an act or action of one that shivers
2) a constant abnormal twitching of various muscles in the horse that is prob. due to sensory nerve derangement

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shiv·er·ing (shivґər-ing) involuntary trembling or quivering of the body caused by contraction or twitching of the muscles, a physiologic method of heat production in mammals.

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