Origin of chicken-livered
Examples from the Web for chicken-livered
Come back here, you couple of chicken-livered cowards, and I'll thrash the two of ye!
A weak-kneed, chicken-livered, white-bellied old bullfrog that squeaks and jumps, plunk!The Maid-At-Arms|Robert W. Chambers
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.Summer|Edith Wharton
He thinks me a chicken-livered old coward and I know much more about him than I knew before; and we are at peace.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II|Burton J. Hendrick