1) To suffer from the cold, to die of cold.

1716 not quite drowned but starved so that he died soon after he was drawn out of the water, Kirkby Wharfe

1782 was starv’d almost to death in coming from Manchester ... he lay a long time insensible and is very poorly, Slaithwaite

1798 I called at Leonard Manfield’s and got myself warmed being almost starved and not very well, Sessay.

dates 1716 1782 1798

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