[ kawld, kahld, kawd ]

adjective, nounScot.

Words Nearby cauld Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cauld in a sentence

  • And he aye minded sinsyne, when first he set his een upon her, he had the same cauld and deidly grue.

  • An' then, a' at ance, the minister's heart played dunt an' stood stock-still; an' a cauld wund blew amang the hairs o' his heid.

  • Ye mind 'at she keepit him at hame frae the kirk on Sabbath, because he had a cauld?

    A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
  • Joey was as naked as Leeby, and as cauld as lead, but he wasna greetin'.

    A Window in Thrums | J. M. Barrie
  • "It'll take your logic all its time to keep six inches o' cauld steel out of your brisket," he said very fiercely.

    The Yeoman Adventurer | George W. Gough

British Dictionary definitions for cauld


/ (kɔːld) /

adjective, noun
  1. a Scot word for cold

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