cold frame

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  1. a bottomless, boxlike structure, usually covered with glass or transparent plastic, and the bed of earth that it covers, used to protect plants.

Origin of cold frame

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for cold frame

cold frame

  1. an unheated wooden frame with a glass top, used to protect young plants from the cold

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