cold (adj.) 6
calm, cool, deliberate
2H4 III.ii.123 [Falstaff to Shallow, of Shadow] He's like to be a cold soldier [also: cowardly]
2H4 V.ii.98 [Lord Chief Justice to King Henry V] After this cold considerance sentence me
JC III.i.213 [Antony to Cassius, of praising Caesar] The enemies of Caesar shall say this; / Then, in a friend, it is cold modesty
MM IV.iii.98 [disguised Duke alone] By cold gradation ... / We shall proceed with Angelo
R2 I.i.47 [Mowbray to King Richard] Let not my cold words here accuse my zeal