cailler

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French quailler, coaillier, from Vulgar Latin *coaglāre/ *quaglāre, from syncopation of Latin coāgulāre, present active infinitive of coāgulō. Doublet of coaguler, which was borrowed.

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cailler

  1. to curdle, clot
  2. (slang, impersonal) To be very cold, to be brass monkeys
    Ça caille ici ! It's bloody freezing here!
  3. (slang, intransitive) To be very cold, to freeze
    Il fait combien ici ? Je caille.

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  • Alemannic German: kale

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