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Cold snap   /koʊld snæp/   Listen
Cold snap

A spell of cold weather.  Synonym: cold spell.

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"Cold snap" Quotes from Famous Books

... got to be the only topic of conversation. Each had his say, his prediction. It became maddening. Towards evening the chill of melting snow would deceive many into the belief that a cold snap was beginning. ...
— The Blazed Trail • Stewart Edward White

... cold she mixed a batch of bread, and Agathemer baked it. She had praised his cookery, especially his savory messes of steamed barley, flavored with cheese, raisins and what not. But when the cold snap came after the thaws she suggested that we grind some wheat and she make bread. We acceded with alacrity. The ...
— Andivius Hedulio • Edward Lucas White

... city hospital; or that, during yesterday's misunderstanding in Chinatown between the Bing Bangs and the Ok Louies, two Tong men were shot and cut in such a manner that they practically passed away on the spot. When I was there I traveled all one day over the route of an unprecedented cold snap that had happened along a little earlier and mussed up the citrus groves; and, though I will not go so far as to say that the orange crop had died or that it had been killed, it did look to me as though it had passed away to a ...
— Roughing it De Luxe • Irvin S. Cobb

... the cold snap in January, one of the most inhuman outrages known in the annals of crime was perpetrated upon a young man who went West in the fall, hoping to make his pile in time to return in May and marry the New York heiress selected before ...
— Remarks • Bill Nye

Words linked to "Cold snap" :   cold spell, piece, patch, while, spell

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