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ice fishing

the act or practice of fishing through a hole cut in the ice.
Origin of ice fishing
First recorded in 1745-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One day as Rabbit sat on the ice fishing—for it was now winter—Bear came along.

    Canadian Fairy Tales Cyrus Macmillan
British Dictionary definitions for ice fishing

ice fishing

a form of fishing in which a line is lowered through a hole made in a frozen lake, river, etc
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