cold sleeper n.
a person in cold sleep
But from Jane’s dream of the cold sleeper he had learned better. There was something under the soil of Bragdon, something to be discovered by digging. It was, in fact, the body of Merlin. ]
That Hideous Strength (1974) 120
The cold-sleepers will stay where they are.
We All Died at Breakaway Station in Amazing Stories Jan. 127/1
Feynmann had been designed to run nearly automatically. Crew of three to five, carrying well over three hundred coldsleepers, with a sizable cargo bay.
Trojan Cat in L. Niven et al. Man-Kzin Wars VI . 288
You think I can be objective about Caine Riordan? Gee, that might be a little hard, seeing as how the guy who fell in love with my sister Elena fourteen years ago, the guy my dad then mind-wiped, who is the father of my fatherless nephew, and who is now romantically involved—well, entangled—with one hell of a wonderful coldsleeper from the past, Opal Patrone.
Trial by Fire ii. 13
Richard Meredith, "We All Died at Breakaway Station"
Research HistoryKatrina Campbell submitted a cite from a reprint of Richard Meredith's "We All Died At Breakaway Station"; Mike Christie verified the cite in the 1969 first magazine appearance.
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2014 cite from Charles Gannon.
We would cites of any date from other sources.
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