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 Cool as a Cucumber.Cool Tankard (A) or Cool Cup. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cool Hundred (A)
 
or Cool Thousand (or any other sum) means entire, or the whole of £100. Cool, in this case, means not influenced by hot-headed enthusiasm or exaggeration.   1
        “I lost a cool hundred myself.”—Mackenzie.
 


 Cool as a Cucumber.Cool Tankard (A) or Cool Cup. 

 
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