Cowhearted Cow"heart`ed (-h?rt`?d), a. Cowardly. [1913 Webster]

The Lady Powis . . . patted him with her fan, and called him a cowhearted fellow. --R. North. [1913 Webster]

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  • cowhearted — cow·heart·ed …   English syllables

  • cowhearted — ˈkau̇|härd.ə̇d adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: influenced in meaning by coward : cowardly …   Useful english dictionary

  • cowardly — [adj] fearful afraid, anxious, apprehensive, backward, base, caitiff, chickenhearted, cowering, cowhearted, craven, dastardly, diffident, dismayed, fainthearted, frightened, gutless, having the willies*, jittery, lacking courage, lily livered*,… …   New thesaurus

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