pippin-hearted love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Chicken-hearted.

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Examples

  • a year, with such military equipments as it pleased God; and were put under the command of tailors and man-milliners, who, though on ordinary occasions they might have been the meekest, most pippin-hearted little men in the world, were very devils at parades, when they had cocked hats on their heads and swords by their sides.

    Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete

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