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- adj. Of a person, feeling cold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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- adj. of persons; feeling cold
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. (Wiktionary)