Quakebuttockn. A nicely scornful word for a coward.
"If only I weren't such a quakebuttock," thought the Cowardly Lion.
Tuesday, we’ll offer up a Superior Word for the edification of our
Superior Readers, via the volumes of the inimitable Peter Bowler. You
can purchase all or any of the four Superior Person’s Books of Words from the Godine website. Quakebuttock appears in the First.