Meaning of COLD in English

COLD

n.

Function: noun

Date: 13th century

1 : bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat <they died of the cold >

2 : a condition of low temperature <extremes of heat and cold > especially : cold weather

3 : a bodily disorder popularly associated with chilling specifically : COMMON COLD

– out in the cold : deprived of benefits given others <the plan benefits management but leaves labor out in the cold >

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.