acold

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a past participle of the Middle English verb acolen (to grow cold or cool), from the Old English verb āclian (to grow cold); from the prefix a- (compare the Gothic er-, originally meaning out) + clian (to cool). See cool.

Adjective[edit]

acold (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Of a person, feeling cold.
    • c 1603–1606: Shakespeare, King Lear, IV-i
      Poor Tom's acold.

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