(n) someone who is recreant. Somebody who yields in fight, or is cowardly and faint-hearted.
willing to yield in fight; acknowledging beat; therefore, craven; cowardly. Compare craven.
Unfaithful to task; betraying trust.
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Anglo-French roots with a youthful Latin cause of "recredere", meaning to resign oneself to a judgment.To give up or yield.To be unfaithful to duty or allegiance.To cry out for help.Cowardly. by BobbieReport definition