glare ice



ice having a smooth, glassy surface that reflects sunlight.

Origin of glare ice

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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.