Pronounced: oh-NIGH-rik, adj
Notes: I thought this was perhaps about wine, but no
The word dastard is “a malicious, sneaking coward”
This word came into English in the mid-1400s
Background / Comments
Like me, you are probably more familiar with the adjective “dastardly”; I don’t think I’ve ever run across the noun form, and I didn’t know it existed. The background is uncertain.