ice anchor



a large, hooklike device for setting in ice to anchor a vessel or to provide a hold for a hawser in warping it along.

Nearby words

  1. icd,
  2. icda,
  3. ice,
  4. ice age,
  5. ice ages,
  6. ice apron,
  7. ice ax,
  8. ice axe,
  9. ice bag,
  10. ice barrier

Origin of ice anchor

First recorded in 1765–75

Also called ice drag. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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