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Recʹreant

is one who cries out (French, récrier); alluding to the judicial combats, when the person who wished to give in cried for mercy, and was held a coward and infamous. (See Craven.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Rebus (Latin, with things)
Reception (To get a)
Rechabites
Receipt
Recipe
Reck his own Rede (To)
Reckon (I)
Reckoning without your Host
Reclaim
Recorded
Recreant
Rector
Reculer pour Mieux Sauter
Reculver
Red
Red
Red Basque Cap
Red Book
Red Book of the Exchequer (The)
Red Boots
Red-breasts