Definitions

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  • adjective obsolete Hot; burning; ardent.

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  • adjective obsolete hot; burning; ardent

Etymologies

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Latin calidus ("hot").

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  • adj., Warm, tepid; hot. Cf. gelid.

    August 12, 2008

  • "The wall of the vast room, which were steaming with calid moisture, were built with gray slabs of stone and were the personal concern of a company of eighteen men known as the 'Gray Scrubbers.'" From Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake.

    February 12, 2011