Shud"der (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shuddered (?);p. pr. & vb. n. Shuddering.] [OE. shoderen, schuderen; akin to LG. schuddern, D. schudden to shake, OS. skuddian, G. schaudern to shudder, schutteln to shake, schutten to pour, to shed, OHG. scutten, scuten, to shake.]

To tremble or shake with fear, horrer, or aversion; to shiver with cold; to quake.

"With shuddering horror pale."


The shuddering tennant of the frigid zone. Goldsmith.


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Shud"der, n.

The act of shuddering, as with fear.



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