acold

[ uh-kohld ]
/ əˈkoʊld /

adjective Archaic.

being cold or chilled.

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Origin of acold

before 900; Middle English acolde, Old English ācolod, past participle of ācōlian to grow cold. See a-3, cool, -ed2
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