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quiver

a case for arrows

Quiver

 

a case for arrows (made of skin, wood, cloth, and later metal).

Quivers were used among different tribes and peoples beginning in the Neolithic period. Some richly decorated quivers (such as the gorytos of Scythian-Sarmatian times) were outstanding works of art. In Rus’ warriors armed with bows carried the sheath for the bow on a belt on the left side and the quiver behind on the right. In the 16th and 17th centuries, when a Russian soldier was armed with short throwing spears, the quiver consisted of four compartments—three for the spears and one for a long knife.

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Powder Face's set is more elaborate than many surviving examples, decorated with beadwork around the bow case and quiver openings and at the bottom of the quiver.
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Quiver begins shortly after Kate McCall's beloved husband has been killed in a hunting accident by their son Luke.
Finally, I should note that the openings to both the bow case and quiver are rimmed with rolled edging.
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Waiting and waiting and waiting--eight years of waiting, watching your mom and dad receive the Host, watching wafers travel hand to heart, wondering at the zest and awe of it, waiting for it in your own cupped hands, waiting for the quiver of the Host in the holy cave of your mouth, wondering what it will taste like, wondering what it will be like to have God teetering at the lip of your lips .
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