To leave one out in the cold
Cold Cold, n. 1. The relative absence of heat or warmth. [1913 Webster]

2. The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness. [1913 Webster]

When she saw her lord prepared to part, A deadly cold ran shivering to her heart. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) A morbid state of the animal system produced by exposure to cold or dampness; a catarrh. [1913 Webster]

{Cold sore} (Med.), a vesicular eruption appearing about the mouth as the result of a cold, or in the course of any disease attended with fever.

{To leave one out in the cold}, to overlook or neglect him. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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