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adjective Archaic.
  1. 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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  • Husband in faith, and that acold; Ah well away, Joseph, as thou art old!

    Everyman and Other Old Religious Plays, with an Introduction


  • Here you shall light a fire, which those who watch will believe to be but the fire of a herdsman who is acold.

    The Wizard

    H. Rider Haggard