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Extremely cold.  Synonyms: arctic, frigid, glacial, icy, polar.  "A frigid day" , "Gelid waters of the North Atlantic" , "Glacial winds" , "Icy hands" , "Polar weather"

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... market. Though summer and fall were the New England farmer's time of increase, winter was his time of trade and his time of recreation as well. When wintry blasts grew chill, and snow and ice covered deep the desolate fields and country roads, then he prepared with zest and with delight for his gelid time of outing, his Arctic red-letter day, his greatest social pleasure of the entire year. The friendly word was circulated by a kind of estafet from farm to farm, was carried by neighbor or passing traveller, or was discussed and planned and agreed upon in the noon-house, or ...
— Customs and Fashions in Old New England • Alice Morse Earle

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