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ice-cream cone

[ahys-kreem] /ˈaɪsˌkrim/
noun
1.
a thin, crisp, hollow conical wafer for holding one or more scoops of ice cream.
2.
such a cone with the ice cream it contains.
Origin of ice-cream cone
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • And he bought her an ice cream cone because he felt sorry for her.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels

    Howard R. Garis
  • I'll get you each an ice cream cone, because you have always been so kind—both of you.

    Uncle Wiggily's Adventures Howard R. Garis
  • If only I had a piece of cherry pie now, or an ice cream cone, or a bit of bread and butter and jam I would be all right.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels

    Howard R. Garis
  • Uncle Wiggily ate his ice cream cone, and the elephant gave some of his to the dog, and they were all happy.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels

    Howard R. Garis
  • That is, I suppose it was an ice cream cone when it started on its journey, but when I got it there was only the cone part left.

    Uncle Wiggily's Adventures Howard R. Garis
  • Then before the rabbit could do anything, that bad bear took one ice cream cone right away from him.

    Uncle Wiggily's Adventures Howard R. Garis
British Dictionary definitions for ice cream cone

ice-cream cone

noun
1.
a conical edible wafer for holding ice cream
2.
such a cone containing ice cream
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Slang definitions & phrases for ice cream cone

ice cream cone

noun phrase

A ball that is caught but can be seen protruding from the glove or mitt; a barely caught ball (1980s+ Baseball)

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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