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ψῦχος, εος, τό, (ψύχω 11) cold, Emp.65.2; opp. θάλπος, Hp.Aph.3.4; opp. ἀλέα, Arist.HA598a1; opp. καύματα, Id.Mete.362b17; ἐν ψύχει in winter-time, S.Ph.17; ἐν τῷ ψ. καθηῦδον Pl.Smp.220d; ψ., = ῥῖγος, Hermipp.97: pl. ψύχεα frosts, cold weather, Hdt.4.28, 129, 5.10; ψύχη X.Oec.5.4, Cyn.5.9; ἐν τοῖς σφόδρα ψ. καὶ ἐν ταῖς σφόδρα ἀλέαις Arist.HA599a19, cf. Mete.379a26; sg., Hp.VM16.

2. once in Hom., coolness, ψύχεος ἱμείρων Od.10.555: metaph., ψ. ἐν δόμοις πέλει A.Ag.971.