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 Chicken of St. Nicholas (The).Chien. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chicken-hearted.
 
Cowardly. Young fowls are remarkably timid, and run to the wing of the hen upon the slightest cause of alarm.   1
 


 Chicken of St. Nicholas (The).Chien. 

 
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