He thinks me a chicken-livered old coward and I know much more about him than I knew before; and we are at peace.
A weak-kneed, chicken-livered, white-bellied old bullfrog that squeaks and jumps, plunk!
I went, and this is what he says: 'The fool that defended me is a chicken-livered son of a—and all the rest of it,' he says.
Come back here, you couple of chicken-livered cowards, and I'll thrash the two of ye!
Cowardly; chickenhearted (1870s+)