brash ice

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noun

small, floating fragments of sea ice or river ice.

Also called brash.
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Examples from the Web for brash ice

Historical Examples of brash ice

  • Reefs buried in frothing surge showed their glistening mantles, and the boat swerved to avoid floating streamers of brash-ice.

  • The term is also used (but not commonly) for brash-ice still further broken down.

    South!

    Sir Ernest Shackleton

  • Wilson had dug an ice-grave near the hummock, leaving at its edge a heap of brash-ice and snow to fill it.