Definition of Colds
1. Noun. (plural of cold) ¹
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Definition of Colds
1. cold [n] - See also: cold
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Literary usage of Colds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Health Education in Rural Schools by James Mace Andress (1919)
"The danger from common colds. Among the many ills which inflict mankind none ... Second, colds use up much of our reserve energy and so make it easier for ..."
2. Handbook of therapy by Oliver Thomas Osborne, Morris Fishbein (1920)
"Acute colds are always due to germs of some kind. A too dry atmosphere, ... Outdoor air does not predispose to colds as much as indoor air, ..."
3. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"Oct. and Nov., colds and feavers very common throughout most part of the nation ... These colds frequent in the country. Nothing more frequent in this month ..."
4. Personal Hygiene and Home Nursing: A Practical Text for Girls and Women for by Louisa Christiana Lippitt (1918)
"colds are now known to be germ diseases, and a number of different germs that grow ... The acute epidemic colds that sweep whole communities are doubtless ..."
5. The Verbalist: A Manual Devoted to Brief Discussions of the Right and Wrong by Alfred Ayres (1882)
"Inasmuch as colds are never good, why say a bad cold ? We may talk about slight colds and severe colds, but not about bad colds. Baggage. See LUGGAGE. ..."
6. Health and Disease: Their Determining Factors by Roger Irving Lee (1917)
"The sputum of a tuberculous individual may, under favorable conditions, contain the living bacilli for days and even weeks. Coughs and colds Coughs and ..."
7. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1818)
"ON THE CAUSES OF colds. March 10, 1773. ***** I shall not attempt to explain why damp clothes occasion colds, rather than wet ones, because I doubt the fact ..."