Word Origin for cafard
Examples from the Web for cafard
Even Herr von Rader had the cafard—the fever to desert—and his good humour diminished perceptibly under its influence.
The légionnaires are themselves not aware what influence the "cafard" has on them.
The rest of my comrades in the room all had at different times the "cafard" more or less seriously….
We go to bed and lie awake and get the 'cafard' worse and worse.Home Fires in France|Dorothy Canfield
They mustn't risk disgrace through things which the cafard might make him do.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson