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 Cold Blood.Cold-blooded Persons. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cold-blooded Animals.
 
As a rule, all invertebrate animals, and all fishes and reptiles, are called cold-blooded, because the temperature of their blood is about equal to the medium in which they live.   1
 


 Cold Blood.Cold-blooded Persons. 

 
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