|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|1.||extreme fear; terror; dread|
|2.||intense loathing; hatred|
|3.||(often plural) a thing or person causing fear, loathing, etc|
|4.||(modifier) having a frightening subject, esp a supernatural one: a horror film|
|[C14: from Latin: a trembling with fear; compare |
see under throw up one's hands.