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cold store

noun
1.
a refrigerated compartment or building for keeping foods, furs, etc., in cold storage.
Origin of cold store
1890-1895
1890-95; by back formation from cold storage

cold-store

[kohld-stawr, -stohr, -stawr, -stohr] /ˈkoʊldˈstɔr, -ˈstoʊr, -ˌstɔr, -ˌstoʊr/
verb (used with object), cold-stored, cold-storing.
1.
to store in cold storage.
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  • It's not a cold store—like a chainstore or anything like that.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Has had varying success, and believes loss in cold store was owing to varying temperature and lack of proper care.

    The Apple Various
  • I store for winter in a cold store built for the purpose on my own farm, which has been described in the paper.

    The Apple Various

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