Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Extremely cold; frosty.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Frozen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb obsolete Frostily.

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  • adjective archaic Extremely cold; frozen
  • verb rare Simple past of freeze.

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  • adjective very cold

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, past participle of fresen, to freeze, from Old English frēosan; see freeze.]

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From Middle English, past participle of fresen ("to freeze"), from Old English frēosan.

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  • "God, how I hate the names / of the body's chemicals and anatomy, / the frore and glum department / of its parts ..." Wendell Berry, "Sabbaths 2005, XIV" in Leavings

    October 3, 2009

  • Here pus, pus, pus!

    October 4, 2009