coolth

[koolth]
noun Usually Facetious.

Origin:
1540–50; cool + -th1

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coolth (kuːlθ)
 
n
coolness
 
[C16: originally dialect, from cool + -th1]

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Main Entry:  coolth1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the state of being a pleasantly low temperature
Main Entry:  coolth2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  fashionable people or things
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coolth
1547, from cool on the model of warmth. It persists, and was used by Pound, Tolkien, Kipling, etc., but it never has shaken its odor of facetiousness and become standard.
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coolth definition


  1. mod.
    coolness. (Old. The mate to warmth.) : Close the door! You're letting all the coolth out of the fridge.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences
We could do the same to store the day's coolth for cooling at night.
Transporting coolth by pumping water is much less energy-intensive than using air.
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