Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coward.
“Read again this sentence to the chicken-heart patriots who are easily manipulated by war profiteers and their agents.”
“She's as much a gentle chicken-heart as you are, my wicked Albert -- in her own way.”
“Why, you chicken-heart, I'll wager a thimbleful of grog, that such a tailor as you are in the water can't for the life of you swim but to the buoy there.”
“But this evening there was a kind of defiance about him; he was determined to dare the old warrior-statesman, and the slanderous Banner -- and his own "chicken-heart," too.”
“By noon the family reassembled at dinner-table, where Mr. Bessemer ate his chicken-heart -- after Travis had thrice reminded him of it -- and expressed himself as to the sermon and the minister's theology: sometimes to his daughter and sometimes to himself.”
“If he's as much stunned with the lick and fuddled with the rum as he had the look of being, he won't think of the knife till he's gone so far he'll be afraid to come back after it to such a place by himself -- chicken-heart!”
“And Carloman is a chicken-heart," continued Richard, unheeding.”
“Why, Morrison, you must have a chicken-heart to be frightened at a blue pigeon!" said Corbett, laughing and looking out of the window; "at all events, he has come back again, and there he is sitting by the white one.”
“Why, Morrison, you must have a chicken-heart to be frightened at a blue pigeon," said Corbett, laughing, and looking out of the window; "at all events, he has come back again, and there he is sitting by the white one.”
“Let's face it; the Jews have got to bomb and KEEP bombing these moslem scumdogs because when chicken-heart sits his lame ass down in the Oval Office he'll be calling for a quick ceasefire so that the terror gangs can flee to safety.”
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