ice apron


noun

a structure built in a river upstream from a bridge pier or the like for protection against drifting ice.

Nearby words

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

Origin of ice apron

First recorded in 1865–70

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