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white-livered

[hwahyt-liv-erd, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˈlɪv ərd, ˈwaɪt-/
adjective
1.
lacking courage; cowardly; lily-livered.
2.
lacking in vitality or spirit; pale; unhealthy.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50
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British Dictionary definitions for white-livered

white-livered

adjective
1.
lacking in spirit or courage
2.
pallid and unhealthy in appearance
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