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(v. i.) To become cold.


(n.) A morbid state of the animal system produced by exposure to cold or dampness; a catarrh.


(n.) Distant; - said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed.


(n.) Not pungent or acrid.


(n.) Wanting in ardor, intensity, warmth, zeal, or passion; spiritless; unconcerned; reserved.


(n.) Unwelcome; disagreeable; unsatisfactory.


(n.) Wanting in power to excite; dull; uninteresting.


(n.) Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) but feebly; having lost its odor; as, a cold scent.


(n.) Not sensitive; not acute.


(n.) The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness.


(n.) Having a bluish effect. Cf. Warm, 8.


(n.) The relative absence of heat or warmth.


(n.) Lacking the sensation of warmth; suffering from the absence of heat; chilly; shivering; as, to be cold.


(n.) Deprived of heat, or having a low temperature; not warm or hot; gelid; frigid.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Cold'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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