Definitions

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

  • adjective Extremely cold.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cold as ice; extremely cold.
  • In pathology, experiencing a morbid sensation of cold, compared by the patient to that which would be produced by the application of ice.

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

  • adjective as cold as ice; extremely cold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective As cold as ice; very cold.
  • adjective Without emotion; distant.

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

  • adjective as cold as ice

Etymologies

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Old English īsceald, corresponding to ice +‎ cold.

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