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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Paddock.
 
Cold as a paddock. A paddock is a toad or frog; and we have the corresponding phrases “cold as a toad,” and “cold as a frog.” Both are cold-blooded. “Paddock calls.” (Macbeth, i. 1.)   1
 


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