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cold blood

slang Beer. Let's meet up at the bar tonight for some cold blood.
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cold blood

and cold coffee
n. beer. How would you like a little cold blood to start things off?
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cold blood, in

Calculatedly ruthless. This expression comes from the days when it was commonly believed that blood rules the temper and was boiling hot when one was excited and ice-cold when one was calm. The French call it sang-froid, a term taken over in English with the same meaning. Thus Byron wrote of Don Juan, “Cross-legg’d with great sang-froid among the scorching ruins he sat smoking.” In more recent times Truman Capote used the term as the title of a detailed account (1965) of a deliberate act of murder.
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Truman Capote and the Legacy of In Cold Blood. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2011.246 pp.
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If the terrorists showed themselves to be cold-blooded liquidators, the authorities should execute justice in cold blood too.
Truman Capote and the Legacy of In Cold Blood reviews the origins of Capote's classic book and its lasting impact on American culture and society, and is a fine analysis for any college-level holding.
We are going to waste legal aid on a piece of scum who shot a young bobby in cold blood? Because he is suffering psychological torture?