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Jack Frost

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noun
  1. frost or freezing cold personified.

Origin of Jack Frost

First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for jack frost

Historical Examples

  • Happy the boy who has nails in his boots when Jack-Frost appears in his white garment, and congeals the neighbouring pond.

    The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays

    J. (John) Joly


British Dictionary definitions for jack frost

Jack Frost

noun
  1. a personification of frost or winter
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