Definition of Acold

1. Adjective. Of persons; feeling cold. "Poor Tom's acold"

Language type: Archaicism, Archaism
Similar to: Cold



Definition of Acold

1. a. Cold.

Definition of Acold

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Of a person, feeling cold. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acold

1. cold [adj] - See also: cold

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acold

acnestis
acnodal
acnode
acnodes
acock
acockbill
acoel
acoelomate
acoelomates
acoelous
acoels
acoemeti
acognitive
acokanthera
acolasia
acold (current term)
acollinear
acollinearity
acologic
acology
acolothist
acolothists
acolous
acoloutha
acolyctine
acolyte
acolytes
acolyth
acolythist
acolythists

Literary usage of Acold

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1. The Nineteenth Century (1881)
"No beasts nor birds but sing and cry In jargon at this merry season: The year has laid his mantle by, acold and wet from winter's prison. ..."

2. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"Keats, ' Poor Tom's acold.'—Shakespeare. Adle, stagnant water that smells badly. From the same root,' addled,' a rotten egg. Afeard, struck with fear—a more ..."

3. An Inland Voyage: And Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes by ROBERT LOUIS. STEVENSON (1910)
"acold. An obsolete word, found frequently in poetry. Poor Tom's acold. (Shakespeare.) The owl for all her feathers was acold. (Keats.) 88, 1. Centaur. ..."

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