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  • n. base timidity; cowardliness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Base timidity; cowardliness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Dastardliness; base cowardice.


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  • Jasper started to his feet, unable to remain sitting in the midst of so much dastardy.

    Agent Q, or The Smell Of Danger!

  • They live over the mountains and they have dastardy orgiastic rites and eat babies sometimes.

    From the mouth of babes

  • And in anguished silence should they bear the punishment he would mete out to them, or else in no less anguished speech themselves proclaim their own dastardy to the world.

    The Snare

  • Those amorous nations were consistent; with them all was God, even Fear and its dastardy, even crime and its bacchanals.


  • "We cannot allow this dastardy act to go unpunished." - Articles related to Aquino looks into 'real' state of Philippine finances

  • The Guardian details a number of raw humint reports on Iranian dastardy, then makes a curious claim for its other sources:

    Welcome to Chris Floyd's Empire Burlesque

  • In conclusion, in mercenaries dastardy is most dangerous; in auxiliaries, valour.

    The Prince

  • But, darn it all, this just ain't nothing, especially consider what that dastardy doofus but so silver tongued he talked almost every Democrat into voting for the Iraq War, the Patriot Act (including Obama), and so many other things Bush did.

    Stop The ACLU

  • The Lady laughed, and said: "Well, Otto, I know not; that which thou deemest dastardy in him may be but prudence and wisdom, and he an alien, far from his friends and nigh to his foes.

    Wood Beyond the World


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