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denoting a room or apartment provided with only cold running water, often in a building with no central heating:
a cold-water flat. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Lincoln was his antithesis, as tall, long-drawn, and somber as the cold-water man he was rated.

    The Lincoln Story Book Henry L. Williams
  • Soon after coming out of the sheets he should bathe in cold-water.

    A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi
  • "cold-water bug, you know," I explained, but Billings shrugged his shoulders.

    The Haunted Pajamas Francis Perry Elliott
  • It was a one-privy-to-a-floor, cold-water only setup, with a family living in every room.

    Prologue to an Analogue Leigh Richmond
  • He stood in the kitchen of the cold-water apartment, still naked, with bits of chalky dust between his toes.

    Pursuit Lester del Rey
  • I now casually turned on the cold-water tap and was scalded by nearly boiling water.

    Your United States Arnold Bennett
  • They do, but Dandy won't; it's all in the world I have against Dandy; he isn't a cold-water bird.

  • A cold-water douche would hardly have been a greater shock to her.

    Mrs. Dorriman, Volume 1 of 3 Julie Bosville Chetwynd
  • "The cold-water ordeal:" this need not be explained, since it is looked on as supreme when a witch is in question.

  • We left him at the tavern in Amboy, after having passed the night in a cold-water sweat, ready for another start on his journey.

    The Printer Boy. William M. Thayer

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