colden

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From cold +‎ -en. Compare Middle English colden (to colden), from Old English cealdian (to colden). More at cold.

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colden (third-person singular simple present coldens, present participle coldening, simple past and past participle coldened)

  1. (Scotland, transitive, intransitive, sometimes figuratively) To grow or make cold.
    Even the snowboarding accident that he had last year that left him bedbound for 2 weeks did not seem to colden his passion for this sport.
    • 1899, John Buchan, Grey Weather: Moorland Tales of My Own People [1]:
      The air had coldened and a light chill wind rose from the river.

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English *caldian, cealdian.

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colden

  1. To grow or make cold; cool off.
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  • English: cold
  • Yola: coale
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Adjective[edit]

colden

  1. Alternative form of golden