In Cold Blood


In Cold Blood
a US novel (1966) based on fact, written by Truman Capote. It is about the murder in 1959 of four members of a farming family in Kansas. Capote talked in prison to the men who killed them, and his book tells their story. It was the first major novel in which specific events were described in a novel in this way. A film version was made in 1967 and it was also made into a TV series in 1996.

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  • Cold blood — Cold Cold (k[=o]ld), a. [Compar. {Colder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Coldest}.] [OE. cold, cald, AS. cald, ceald; akin to OS. kald, D. koud, G. kalt, Icel. kaldr, Dan. kold, Sw. kall, Goth. kalds, L. gelu frost, gelare to freeze. Orig. p. p. of AS. calan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cold´-blood´ed|ness — cold blood|ed «KOHLD BLUHD ihd», adjective. 1. a) having blood that is about the same temperature as the air or water around the animal. The blood of such animals is colder in the winter than in the summer. Snakes and turtles are cold blooded;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold´-blood´|ly — cold blood|ed «KOHLD BLUHD ihd», adjective. 1. a) having blood that is about the same temperature as the air or water around the animal. The blood of such animals is colder in the winter than in the summer. Snakes and turtles are cold blooded;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold-blood|ed — «KOHLD BLUHD ihd», adjective. 1. a) having blood that is about the same temperature as the air or water around the animal. The blood of such animals is colder in the winter than in the summer. Snakes and turtles are cold blooded; dogs are warm… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cold blood — may refer to: Cold Blood (band), an American rock/jazz/soul band formed in 1968 Cold Blood (Doctor Who), an episode of the British TV series Doctor Who Cold Blood (TV series), a UK crime drama series See also Cold blooded (disambiguation) In Cold …   Wikipedia

  • cold blood — / kōld bləd/ n: a state of mind marked by premeditation and deliberateness usu. used in the phrase in cold blood killed the victim in cold blood compare cool state of blood, heat of passion cold–blood·ed …   Law dictionary

  • Cold Blood (TV series) — Cold Blood is a television series produced by ITV.[1] Three series of the show have been broadcast.[2] The program stars Matthew Kelly as Brian Wicklow, a former serial killer who assists the police with investigations. Also starring is John… …   Wikipedia

  • Cold Blood Warm Heart — (天地男儿) Genre Action, Crime, Romance, Suspense Starring Adam Cheng Gallen Lo Julian Cheung Christine Ng Jessica Hsuan Nadia Chan Opening theme 从不放弃 ( Never Give Up ) by …   Wikipedia

  • cold-blood — cold blood·ed·ly; cold blood·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • Cold Blood (Doctor Who) — 209b – Cold Blood Doctor Who episode Cast Doctor Matt Smith (Eleventh Doctor) …   Wikipedia

  • Cold Blood (band) — For other uses, see Cold blood (disambiguation). Lydia Pense and Cold Blood Origin Oakland, California Genres Rock, Urban contemporary, Blue eyed soul Years active 1969–present …   Wikipedia


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