white–livered

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adjective white–liv·ered \ˈhwīt-ˈli-vərd, ˈwit-\

Definition of white–livered

Origin and Etymology of white–livered

from the former belief that the choleric temperament depends on the body's producing large quantities of yellow bile


First Known Use: 1546


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