- (obsolete) very, Very cold.
Etymology: Probably a past participle of the verb acolen (grow, to grow cold or cool), from the verb aclian, Äclian (to grow cold); from the prefix a- (compare the Gothic er-, originally meaning out) + clian (cool, to cool). See cool.
- circa, c 1603–1606: Shakespeare, King Lear, IV-i
- :Poor Tom's .
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