glare ice

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noun

ice having a smooth, glassy surface that reflects sunlight.

Origin of glare ice

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for glare ice

Historical Examples of glare ice

  • If the whole creek was glare-ice they ain't room for a dozen teams abreast.

    Smoke Bellew

    Jack London

  • The team, striking a stretch of glare-ice, was blown straight across it to pile up in a heap on the other side.