Definition of Cold spell

1. Noun. A spell of cold weather.

Exact synonyms: Cold Snap
Generic synonyms: Patch, Piece, Spell, While

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cold Spell

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cold shoulder
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cold sleep
cold smoking
cold snap
cold snaps
cold sober
cold sore
cold sores
cold spell (current term)
cold spleen lesion
cold spot
cold spots
cold stage
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cold storage
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cold sweat
cold tap
cold thyroid nodule
cold trap
cold turkey
cold ulcer
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Literary usage of Cold spell

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1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1884)
"I know now that the theory in its simple form is incorrect; and though I still think that this curiously regular cold spell is due to the high winter ..."

2. The Simple Life by Ruth King Porter (2006)
"They might have one more cold spell to go in about a week when the moon got full. But before that, these next few days were going to do a lot to get the ..."

3. Symons's Meteorological Magazine (1901)
"A tine month : seven consecutive rainless days occurred twice. A cold spell from 3rd to 6th, and frosty again at the end. ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1873)
"About the last of June there has always been noticed an unusually cold spell with these south-east winds, known here as the invier- nito de San Juan, ..."

5. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1905)
"Frequently, as for example during 1903, there is a short cold spell in late September. As regards the one case that occurred in August (Case 3) the infant ..."

6. Monthly Weather Review by American Meteorological Society, United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States. Weather Bureau (1889)
"The only cold spell of the month comprised the four days from the 27th to the 30th, ... But the "cold spell'1 of the month, and the one that has exerted the ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"About the last of June there has always been noticed an unusually cold spell with these south-east winds, known here as the invier- nito de San Juan, ..."

8. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1890)
"That there will be a "cold spell" sometime in April, ie, that a period of colder weather than the average will follow a period of warm weather, ..."

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