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Brewer's: Cold Blood

Done in cold blood. (French, sang froid.) Not in the heat of temper; deliberately, and with premeditation. The allusion is to the ancient notion that the blood grew hot and cold, and this d…

Brewer's: Cold-blooded Animals

As a rule, all invertebrate animals, and all fishes and reptiles, are called cold-blooded, because the temperature of their blood is about equal to the medium in which they live. Source:…

Brewer's: Cold-blooded Persons

Those not easily excited; those whose passions are not easily roused; those whose circulation is sluggish. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Cold-chiselCold-bl…

The Common Cold

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. The problem. In the course of a year, individuals in the United States suffer one billion colds, a…

Brewer's: Blood

Family descent. “And hath made of one blood all nations of men.”- Acts xvii. 26. Blood thicker than water. Relationship has a claim which is generally acknowledged. It is bett…

Brewer's: Cold-Bath Fields

So called from the cold baths established there by Mr. Bains, in 1697, for the cure of rheumatism, convulsions, and other nervous disorders. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cob…

Brewer's: Cold-chisel

(A ). A chisel of tempered steel for cutting cold metal. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Cold Drawn OilCold-blooded Persons A B C D E F G H I J K L…

Brewer's: Key-cold

Deadly cold, lifeless. A key, on account of its coldness, is still sometimes employed to stop bleeding at the nose. Poor key-cold figure of a holy king! Pale ashes of the house of Lancaster…

The Cold War

Key events and moments during the tense time between the Western and Eastern Blocs 1945 Soviet army marches into Berlin; the German capital city falls. World War II ends. Soviet Un…

Cold Feet

NBCFriday 10:00–11:00 p.m.; canceledCast:David Sutcliffe, Jean Louisa Kelly, William Keane, Dina Spybey, Alicia Coppola, and Anthony Starke Based on the British series, the show follows …