Cool Cool, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cooled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cooling}.] 1. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water. [1913 Webster]

Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue. --Luke xvi. 24. [1913 Webster]

2. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate. [1913 Webster]

We have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To cool the heels}, to dance attendance; to wait, as for admission to a patron's house. [Colloq.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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