There are only so many ways to say, "It's cold outside," and at this point in the winter you may all have exhausted. That's why it's time to supplement your vocabulary with these vintage gems. They are technically old, but they will feel like new to you like a layer of freshly fallen snow.
. 1 ICE-LEGS
If Lakes have a person the ability to safely go around a ship at sea, then Ice-legs are the winter-time equivalent: it is the ability to walk or Ice skate without falling over.
. 2 CRULE
To crule may mean shivering from the cold – or squatting by a fire to warm up.
. 3 MEGGLE
Meggle is an old Scottish word meaning "laborious to trudge through mud or snow"
An eighteenth-century word for an icicle. Ice Shooter Ice Cone or Ice Shackle . A drop of water from an icicle is an ice thorn or a melting point .
. 5 SNOW-BONES
They are the snow or ice lines left on the roadsides after the rest of the snow has melted. Which will probably be around June.
. 6 MOBLE
To wrap moble head with a hood. It was more casual to wear clothes to keep warm.
. 7 MUFFLEMENTS
An old Lancashire dialect word for thick, warm, insulated clothing. (In other words, you could moble your mutes.)
8. HAPWARM [1
94559003] Hap is an old Yorkshire word for a heavy snowfall, and Hapwarm is an 18th century dialect word for a heavy, all-covering garment worn in the Staying in the heat and keeping the cold out.
. 9 HOGAMADOG
When you roll a snowball through a snowfield and it slowly gets bigger and bigger? This is a Hogamadog . (A regular old snowball can also be a winter apple .)
Probably derived from an Old Norse word, kave and means "heavy snowfall or rain shower" . Moorkaavie is a Scottish dialect word for a blinding snowstorm. The part moor is considered an old word for a crowd or a swarm.
. 11 LAYING-WEATHER
18th-century expression for all weather conditions where snow lies on the ground.
12th SNOW BLOSSOM
Flitter fled and Snow blossom are all old words for snowflakes …
… while a single snowflake big enough to cling to your clothes is a Clart .
An old English dialect nickname for a slip-up or fall on ice.
15th RONE  Rone (also known as ronnie ) is an old Scottish word for a leaf or piece of ice that children use to slide.
When the wind blows away or blows away the snow, that's pundering .
Apart from another name for an avalanche, the term ice-bolts was coined in the late 1700s for a sudden sharp sensation of cold.
A 17th-century word for the water released by snowmelt.
When the snow slips off a roof after thawing, this is a shurl .
A version of this list first appeared in 2016.