Coward

Definition of Coward

Cow´ard   Pronunciation: kou´?rd
a.1.(Her.) Borne in the escutcheon with his tail doubled between his legs; - said of a lion.
2.Destitute of courage; timid; cowardly.
Fie, coward woman, and soft-hearted wretch.
- Shak.
3.Belonging to a coward; proceeding from, or expressive of, base fear or timidity.
He raised the house with loud and coward cries.
- Shak.
Invading fears repel my coward joy.
- Proir.
n.1.A person who lacks courage; a timid or pusillanimous person; a poltroon.
A fool is nauseous, but a coward worse.
- Dryden.
v. t.1.To make timorous; to frighten.
That which cowardeth a man's heart.
- Foxe.

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