acold

acold
adjective Date: 14th century archaic cold, chilled <
the owl, for all his feathers, was acold — John Keats
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  • Acold — A*cold , a. [Prob. p. p. of OE. acolen to grow cold or cool, AS. [=a]c[=o]lian to grow cold; pref. a (cf. Goth. er , orig. meaning out) + c[=o]lian to cool. See {Cool}.] Cold. [Obs.] Poor Tom s acold. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acold — adjective of persons; feeling cold Poor Tom s acold Shakespeare • Similar to: ↑cold • Usage Domain: ↑archaism, ↑archaicism …   Useful english dictionary

  • acold — /euh kohld /, adj. Archaic. being cold or chilled. [bef. 900; ME acolde, OE acolod, ptp. of acolian to grow cold. See A 3, COOL, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

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  • archaicism — noun the use of an archaic expression • Syn: ↑archaism • Derivationally related forms: ↑archaistic, ↑archaistic (for: ↑archaism), ↑archaize (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|cold — «uh KOHLD», adjective. Archaic. cold; chilled: »The owl, for all his feathers, was acold (Keats) …   Useful english dictionary

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