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thewless

[thyoo-lis] /ˈθyu lɪs/
adjective
1.
cowardly; timid.
Origin of thewless
1300-1350
First recorded in 1300-50, thewless is from the Middle English word theweles. See thew, -less
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  • He was a quiet, thewless, pleasantly conforming man, that was willing to let his hearing of the curates keep his head.

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett

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