from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A deep-seated cold.
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Turkeys through-cold, put them into the Liquor in the Pot, and be sure they be quite covered with the Liquor; Let them lye in it three weeks or a month; Then serve it to the table, with Fennel on it, and eat it with elder
The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby 1634