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Cowardly. I'm not surprised that Tom didn't come to the rally—he's too yellow-bellied to defend his beliefs in public.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

yellow-bellied

mod. cowardly. What yellow-bellied skunk ran off with my horse?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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2007 SEAEF Host (n =29) Non-host (n = 29) Characteristic [bar.x] SE [bar.x] SE Cell content (%) 19.36 a (1) 0.40 18.90 a 0.56 Protein (%) 1.52 a 0.07 1.44 a 0.08 Naconiche Host (n = 29) Non-host (n =29) Characteristic [bar.x] SE [bar.x] SE Cell content (%) 17.50 a (1) 0.34 18.07 a 0.48 Protein (%) 1.61 a 0.07 1.46 a 0.06 (1) Means followed by the same letter in the same row are not different (P > 0.05) TABLE 6.--Sample size (n), means ([bar.x]), and Standard Errors (SE) resulting from univariate analysis of covariance (1) for bark thickness, circumference increase, digestible cell content and protein content in Yellow bellied Sapsucker overcup oak host and overcup oak non-host trees measured in Stephen F.
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