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chicken-livered

[chik-uh n-liv-erd] /ˈtʃɪk ənˈlɪv ərd/
adjective, Informal.
1.
timid; fearful; cowardly.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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chicken-livered

adjective

Cowardly; chickenhearted (1870s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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