pigeon-livered

pigeon-livered

[pij-uhn-liv-erd]
adjective
meek-tempered; spiritless; mild.

Origin:
1595–1605

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pigeon-hearted or pigeon-livered
 
adj
of a timid or fearful disposition
 
pigeon-livered or pigeon-livered
 
adj

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