If it were up to me, they'd go cold turkey—not one federal dime.
Well, I am scared; every time I think of her in this plague-rotten place, I go cold to the bone.
It's cold weather now, an' if he don't get it some way, his family'll go cold.
There were little children, and they often had to go cold and hungry.
I know nothing more inspired than this short movement; I go cold and pale every time I hear it.
Unless it is so beautiful and precious that one prefers to go cold and keep it under lock and key.
After boiling for some time, the steam is turned off and the water allowed to go cold.
But even this faithful friend he kept in a poor old stable, often allowing him to go cold and hungry.
If they take from me comfort and make me go cold and hungry, it won't be very much to my taste.
The selfsame fear made Paul Wyndham go cold in the small hours; but he could not bring himself to write of it, even to Frank.
Old English cald (Anglian), ceald (West Saxon) "cold, cool" (adj.), "coldness," from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon kald, Old High German and German kalt, Old Norse kaldr, Gothic kalds "cold"), possibly a past participle adjective of *kal-/*kol-, from PIE root *gel-/*gol- "cold" (cf. Latin gelare "to freeze," gelu "frost," glacies "ice").
Meaning "not strong" (in reference to scent) is 1590s, from hunting. Cold front in weather is from 1921. Cold-call in the sales pitch sense first recorded 1972. Japanese has two words for "cold:" samui for coldness in the atmosphere or environment; tsumetai for things which are cold to touch, and also in the figurative sense, with reference to personalities, behaviors, etc.
c.1300, "coldness," from cold (adj.). Sense in common cold is 1530s, from symptoms resembling those of exposure to cold; cf. earlier senses "indisposition caused by exposure to cold" (early 14c.); "discomfort caused by cold" (c.1300).
A viral infection characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the upper respiratory passages and usually accompanied by malaise, fever, chills, coughing, and sneezing. Also called coryza, acute rhinitis, common cold, coryza.