denoting a room or apartment provided with only cold running water, often in a building with no central heating: a cold-water flat. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cold-water

Historical Examples of cold-water

  • Soon after coming out of the sheets he should bathe in cold-water.

    A Guide to Health

    Mahatma Gandhi

  • It was a one-privy-to-a-floor, cold-water only setup, with a family living in every room.

  • To hear it coldly and calmly like this was shock, cold-water shock.

    Brink of Madness

    Walter J. Sheldon

  • They are the "open-kettle," the "intermittent," the "cold-water" and the "cold-pack" methods.

    Every Step in Canning

    Grace Viall Gray

  • Lincoln was his antithesis, as tall, long-drawn, and somber as the cold-water man he was rated.

    The Lincoln Story Book

    Henry L. Williams