Congealing
Congeal Con*geal", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Congealed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Congealing}.] [F. congeler, L. congelare, -gelatumn; con- + gelare to freeze, gelu frost. See {Gelid}.] 1. To change from a fluid to a solid state by cold; to freeze.

Syn: jell, set. [1913 Webster]

A vapory deluge lies to snow congealed. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

2. To affect as if by freezing; to check the flow of, or cause to run cold; to chill. [1913 Webster]

As if with horror to congeal his blood. --Stirling. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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