freeze blood

(redirected from froze our blood)

freeze (someone's) blood

To affect with terror or dread; horrify: a scream that froze my blood.
See also: blood, freeze
References in classic literature ?
The fatigue we had already suffered did not prevent our continuing our march all night: at last we entered a plain, where our drivers told us we might expect to be attacked by the Galles; nor was it long before our own eyes convinced us that we were in great danger, for we saw as we went along the dead bodies of a caravan who had been lately massacred, a sight which froze our blood, and filled us with pity and with horror.