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green ice

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green ice

noun phrase

Emeralds (1950s+ Underworld)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Her eyes were too small to account for it, though they glittered like green ice in the sun.

    Song of the Lark Willa Cather
  • The curious tint of her eyes was a living colour; when she turned it upon you, you thought vaguely of the glitter of green ice.

  • And presently, midway of a lane of green ice, he heard a gurgle as the ice bent under his weight.

    Harbor Tales Down North

    Norman Duncan
  • And presently, midway of a lane of green ice, he heard a gurgle, as the ice bent under his weight.

    Billy Topsail, M.D. Norman Duncan
  • Certainly some of the wider patches of green ice had been weakened to the breaking point.

    Billy Topsail, M.D. Norman Duncan
  • It would be slow beyond—surely slow on the treacherous reaches of green ice between the floe and the Spotted Horses.

    Billy Topsail, M.D. Norman Duncan
  • Some of these glaciers, composed entirely of blue and green ice and the purest snow, are fifteen and twenty miles in length.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'

    Annie Allnut Brassey
  • Upon the green ice at the entrance to the cavern the lights showed violet and purple.

    Connie Morgan in Alaska James B. Hendryx
  • Some of the wider patches of green ice had been weakened to the breaking point.

    Harbor Tales Down North

    Norman Duncan

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