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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

  • Cold.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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 ─üclian (to grow cold); from the prefix a- (compare the Gothic er-, originally meaning out) + clian (to cool). See cool. (Wiktionary)



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