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ice-cream cone

[ahys-kreem] /ˈaɪsˌkrim/
a thin, crisp, hollow conical wafer for holding one or more scoops of ice cream.
such a cone with the ice cream it contains.
Origin of ice-cream cone
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Examples from the Web for ice cream cone
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  • 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
  • And he bought her an ice cream cone because he felt sorry for her.

    Uncle Wiggily's Travels Howard R. Garis
  • Then, all at once, as quickly as you can eat an ice cream cone on a hot day, if something didn't happen.

    Buddy And Brighteyes Pigg 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
  • At the edge of the sidewalk stood a newsboy eating an ice cream cone with great enjoyment.

    The Triumph of Virginia Dale John Francis, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for ice cream cone

ice-cream cone

a conical edible wafer for holding ice cream
such a cone containing ice cream
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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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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