- The state of being cool, temperature-wise; coolness.
1842, Fanny Burney, Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay:
- In the evening my father and Mrs Thrale seated themselves out of doors, just before the Blue-room windows, for coolth and chat; […]
1901, Rudyard Kipling, Kim:
- Through the speckled shadow of the great deodar-forests […] and back into the woodlands’ coolth again […]
- 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Penguin 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 628:
- The water pushed large blocks of tepid air about around his chair, giving the faint illusion of freshness and coolth.
- 2012, David Crichton, Fergus Nicol, Adapting Buildings and Cities for Climate Change:
- This they do, not only convectively by passing cooler air over the skins of building occupants, but also using radiant coolth.