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 Chicken-hearted.Chien de Jean de Nivelle (Le), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chien.
 
Entre chien et loup. Dusk, between daylight and lamp-light; owl-light.   1
        “The best time to talk of difficult things is entre chien et loup, as the Guernsey folk say.”—Mrs. Edwardes: A Girton Girl, chap. xlvi.
 


 Chicken-hearted.Chien de Jean de Nivelle (Le), 

 
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