American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Cold; chilly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- adj. medicine cold, chilly; used of low body temperature especially in connection with certain diseases such as malaria and cholera.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Cold; chilly.
- adj. chilly.
- Latin algidus, from algēre, to be cold. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Dragonspawn flung out its algid arms, and purple light jagged from its fingertips.”
“Upon this variety of the Limnophysalis hyalina depends the vomiting of blue matters observed by Dr. John Sullivan, at Havana, in patients affected with pernicious intermittent fever (algid and comatose form).”
“-- I could not doubt -- an actual aroma like peach-blossom was in the algid air about me!”
“That there is such an elevation has been decided by the experiments of De Haen, who found, that even in the algid states of fever, there was, in the internal parts, a manifest increase of temperature, in some cases to the extent of 2°, 3° and even 4°, and that the slightest febrile conditions are attended with an increase of heat, which is likewise in some instances the only observable phenomenon whatever.”
“For this purpose it has even been employed in the algid period of incurable cholera morbus.”
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