The weather was already growing wintry and morning frosts congealed an earth saturated by autumn rains.
The color change is the result of gradual dissolution of the congealed blood by the normal blood enzymes.
By the time the army reached the little Ukrainian fortress of Hadjacz in January 1709, wine and spirits froze into solid masses of ice; birds on the wing fell dead; saliva congealed on its passage from the mouth to the ground.
The ball of the human finger is but a drop congealed.
At that epoch the same three opinions were taken up and congealed into dogmas, which may be considered characteristic of the churches adopting them.