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Re: In cold blood?

Posted by Bob on October 09, 2000

In Reply to: In cold blood? posted by Venticello2 on October 08, 2000

: What is the origin/meaning of the phrase "in cold Blood?"

Meaning: with remorseless ruthlessness. Like a (cold-blooded) reptile, to act cruelly, without humanity. Origin or first use? Don't know.