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A cock is valiant on his own dunghill means that a person can be brave or confident when they are in familiar surroundings or on their home turf. The proverb suggests that familiarity breeds confidence and courage.
A Scaredy-Cat means someone who is easily frightened or afraid.
He laughs best who laughs last means that those who ultimately succeed or triumph in a situation will find the most satisfaction and joy in it. It emphasizes the importance of perseverance and not giving up, even when things are difficult.
Rake Over the Ashes means to revisit or bring up past issues or problems.
Stand On One’s Own Two Feet means to be independent and self-reliant.