We know that Oklahoma will have tornadoes when the cold jet stream meets the warm gulf air.
Conservatives will be saying here, “Well, buddy, Reagan won the cold War, what do you say to that?”
For a few minutes it seemed like old times, a return to the clearer fault-lines of the cold War.
By helping show Gorbachev that he could safely release Eastern Europe, Reagan helped end the cold War.
Laila's grasp abruptly weakened as a cold, hard splash separated us.
The cold manner she maintained towards me at your father's house——'
She couldn't put too much warmth into it, and yet it mustn't be too cold.
She touched the cold forehead and muttered, "How chilly you are!"
What a cold night for you to go out, and leave this warm room!
When they get cold, they make 'em run 'til they are warm again.
Old English cald (Anglian), ceald (West Saxon) "cold, cool" (adj.), "coldness," from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon kald, Old High German and German kalt, Old Norse kaldr, Gothic kalds "cold"), possibly a past participle adjective of *kal-/*kol-, from PIE root *gel-/*gol- "cold" (cf. Latin gelare "to freeze," gelu "frost," glacies "ice").
Meaning "not strong" (in reference to scent) is 1590s, from hunting. Cold front in weather is from 1921. Cold-call in the sales pitch sense first recorded 1972. Japanese has two words for "cold:" samui for coldness in the atmosphere or environment; tsumetai for things which are cold to touch, and also in the figurative sense, with reference to personalities, behaviors, etc.
c.1300, "coldness," from cold (adj.). Sense in common cold is 1530s, from symptoms resembling those of exposure to cold; cf. earlier senses "indisposition caused by exposure to cold" (early 14c.); "discomfort caused by cold" (c.1300).
A viral infection characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the upper respiratory passages and usually accompanied by malaise, fever, chills, coughing, and sneezing. Also called coryza, acute rhinitis, common cold, coryza.