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a.1.Having (such) a liver; used in composition; as, white-livered.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
This Kit is one of your honest people; one of your fair characters; a prowling prying hound; a hypocrite; a double- faced, white- livered, sneaking spy; a crouching cur to those that feed and coax him, and a barking yelping dog to all besides.'
" Flying Scotsman, numbered 60103 and built at Doncaster in 1923, was the first locomotive tocost PS390 will be by livered and served of Champagne haul a passenger non-stop from London to Edinburgh.