See also: poltrón
poltron (plural poltrons)
- (obsolete) Alternative form of
- 1716, Thomas Browne, Christian Morals, 2nd edition edited by Samuel Johnson, London: J. Payne, 1756, Part I, p. 35,
- 1792, Thomas Holcroft, Anna St. Ives, London: Shepperson & Reynolds, Volume 4, Letter 71, p. 127,
- She shall find I am not the clay, but the potter. I will mould, not be moulded. Poltron as I was, to think of sinking into the docile, domesticated, timid animal called husband!
- 1823, Edward Dillingham Bangs, “An oration pronounced at Springfield, Mass., on the Fourth of July, 1823,”
- We were regarded as a nation of poltrons, without the spirit to resent insult, or the power to resist aggression.
poltron m, f (plural poltrons)
- “poltron” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).