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  • n. A period of exceptionally cold weather.

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  • n. a spell of cold weather


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  • Even in the midst of a cold snap in December, our building had flies and rodents and all sorts of delightful beasties.


  • GLASGOW, Scotland -- Kwik Fit Insurance has reported a 57% spike in calls from customers who have broken down as a result of the ongoing cold snap affecting the British Isles.

    Automotive Headlines

  • The calving front is now exposing areas of ice formed very recently, in a cold snap just prior to the Great Melt ten thousand years ago.

    Crusader Gold

  • People bundled against the current cold snap moved through the alleyway toward the street beyond, looking for rooms, for food, for clothes, for jobs.

    Men Don't Leave Me


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