Serve with a chilled white that is not too dry, such as Traminer or Graves, or a chilled rosé.
Pass through a fine-meshed sieve, season with salt and pepper, and reserve, chilled.
We chilled some wine in a cold mountain stream and had a feast as we took in the magnificent view.
Shake vigorously, double strain into a chilled champagne flute, and top with Champagne.
Pull the tenderloins from the breasts and reserve, chilled, with the hearts, livers, and legs for the pastilla.
There was no applause, which chilled the singers and everybody else.
He was not halfway around the house before he heard a voice that chilled him with horror.
Fanny's blood was chilled in her veins; she could not speak, and her limbs seemed to be paralyzed.
At length we reached the firm ground, covered with mud and chilled with cold.
Then certain expressions, the impertinence of which had not struck him at first, chilled him now.
Old English ciele, cele "cold, coolness, chill, frost," from Proto-Germanic *kal- "to be cold," from PIE root *gel- "cold" (see cold). According to OED, the word seems to have been obsolete after c.1400 (displaced by cold) and the modern use is a back-formation since c.1600 from the verb.
late 14c., intransitive, "to feel cold, grow cold;" c.1400, transitive, "to make cold," from chill (n.). Related: Chilled; chilling; chillingly. Figurative use from late 14c. Meaning "hang out" first recorded 1985; from earlier chill out "relax" (1979).
Sheila E. sizzles in the new flick, Krush Groove, but some New York critics couldn't groove with it because many of the terms are unfamiliar to them. Examples: breakin' out (slang for leaving), chill (for cool down) and death (for something that's really good). ["Jet," Nov. 11, 1985]
A feeling of cold, with shivering and pallor, sometimes accompanied by an elevation of temperature in the interior of the body.
(also chilled) Excellent; wonderful; cool, fresh, rad: A ''chill'' outfit for a girl is tight Sergio Valente or Tale Lord jeans/ The top accolades (in 1986) include cool, chill or chilly, although froody and hondo also get high marks (1980s+ Teenagers)
A glass or can of beer (1960s+ Students)