- Borne in the escutcheon with his tail doubled between his
legs; -- said of a lion.
- Destitute of courage; timid; cowardly.
- Belonging to a coward; proceeding from, or expressive of,
base fear or timidity. - A person who lacks courage; a timid or pusillanimous
person; a poltroon. - To make timorous; to frighten.