- frost or freezing cold personified.
Origin of Jack Frost
First recorded in 1815–25
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Happy the boy who has nails in his boots when Jack-Frost appears in his white garment, and congeals the neighbouring pond.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays
J. (John) Joly
- a personification of frost or winter