(Cook"ey, Cook"ie) n. See Cooky.
(Cook"maid`) n. A female servant or maid who dresses provisions and assists the cook.
(Cook"room`) n. A room for cookery; a kitchen; the galley or caboose of a ship. Sir W. Raleigh.
(Cook`shop) n. An eating house. "A subterranean cookshop." Macaulay.
(Cook"y) n.; pl. Cookies [Cf. D. koek cake, dim. koekje; akin to G. kuchen, E. cake; or cf.
OE. coket, prob., a sort of cake, and prob. of French origin.] A small, flat, sweetened cake of various
(Cool) a. [Compar. Cooler ; superl. Coolest.] [AS. col; akin to D. koel, G. kühl, OHG. chouli,
Dan. kölig, Sw. kylig, also to AS. calan to be cold, Icel. kala. See Cold, and cf. Chill.]
1. Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth; producing or promoting coolness.
Fanned with cool winds.
2. Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty; deliberate; exercising self-control; self-possessed; dispassionate; indifferent; as,
a cool lover; a cool debater.
For a patriot, too cool.
3. Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
4. Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as, a cool manner.
5. Quietly impudent; negligent of propriety in matters of minor importance, either ignorantly or willfully; presuming
and selfish; audacious; as, cool behavior.
Its cool stare of familiarity was intolerable.
6. Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the
largeness of the amount.
He had lost a cool hundred.
Leaving a cool thousand to Mr. Matthew Pocket.
Syn. Calm; dispassionate; self-possessed; composed; repulsive; frigid; alienated; impudent.
(Cool), n. A moderate state of cold; coolness; said of the temperature of the air between hot and
cold; as, the cool of the day; the cool of the morning or evening.
(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.
Send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue.
Luke xvi. 24.
2. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
We have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts. To cool the heels, to dance attendance; to wait, as for admission to a patron's house. [Colloq.] Dryden.