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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cow·ard /ˈkaʊ(ə)rd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cow·ard a.
 1. Her. Borne in the escutcheon with his tail doubled between his legs; -- said of a lion.
 2. Destitute of courage; timid; cowardly.
    Fie, coward woman, and soft-hearted wretch.   --Shak.
 3. Belonging to a coward; proceeding from, or expressive of, base fear or timidity.
    He raised the house with loud and coward cries.   --Shak.
    Invading fears repel my coward joy.   --Proir.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cow·ard, n. A person who lacks courage; a timid or pusillanimous person; a poltroon.
    A fool is nauseous, but a coward worse.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Craven; poltroon; dastard.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cow·ard, v. t. To make timorous; to frighten. [Obs.]
    That which cowardeth a man's heart.   --Foxe.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a person who shows fear or timidity
      2: English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty
         and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973) [syn: Noel Coward,
          Sir Noel Pierce Coward]