cowardship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

coward +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

cowardship ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) cowardice
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, III. iv. 379:
      Sir Toby: and for his / cowardship, ask Fabian. Fabian: A coward, a most devout coward, religious in it!