from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mixture that has the property of producing a sufficient degree of cold—that is, a sufficiently rapid absorption of heat—to freeze liquids.
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He pondered over the problem; then made a dormouse completely wet over, and placed it in the freezing-mixture.
The thing that is palpably hot, burning, wilt thou prove it, by syllogism, to be a freezing-mixture?