welldigger

(as) cold as a welldigger's ass (in January)

rude slang Very cold. I am so sick of being cold as a welldigger's ass all winter long—that's why I'm moving to Florida.
See also: ass, cold

*cold as a welldigger's ass (in January)

 and *cold as a welldigger's feet (in January); *cold as a witch's caress; *cold as marble; *cold as a witch's tit; *cold as a welldigger's ears (in January)
very, very cold; chilling. (Use caution with ass. *Also: as ~.) Bill: How's the weather where you are? Tom: Cold as a welldigger's ass in January. By the time I got in from the storm, I was as cold as a welldigger's feet. The car's heater broke, so it's as cold as a welldigger's ears to ride around in it. She gave me a look as cold as a witch's caress.
See also: ass, cold
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The Welldiggers Arms stands on its own, surrounded by rolling fields and thick woods.
Locally sourced and expertly cooked, the portions at the Welldiggers are not skimpy.
One member of staff at the Welldiggers Arms in Petworth said: "We knew they were friends, but we didn't really have any idea that there was more to it until they were seen snatching a kiss.
THE FOOD Locally sourced and expertly cooked, the portions at the Welldiggers are not skimpy.
THE NEIGHBOURHOOD The Welldiggers Arms stands on its own, surrounded by rolling fields and thick woods.