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cold frame

noun

: a small wooden or metal frame covered with glass or plastic that is used for growing and protecting plants in cold weather

Full Definition of COLD FRAME

:  a usually glass- or plastic-covered frame without artificial heat used to protect plants and seedlings outdoors

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First Known Use of COLD FRAME

1851

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