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ice block

noun
  1. Scot, Australian and NZ a flavoured frozen water ice: in Australia and New Zealand, sometimes on a stick
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Historical Examples

  • They had just gained the top of an ice-block, which, unknown to the driver, overhung its base.

    The Giant of the North

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • The ice-block upon which they were gathered was set free in the current.

    A Man's Woman

    Frank Norris

  • The ice-block while part of the glacier is exposed to very severe pressure, which ceases when it falls into the sea.

  • He made out a shapeless white object ahead, and coming to another crack he scrambled to the top of an ice-block and leaped again.

    The Long Portage

    Harold Bindloss

  • By this time the ice-block had come near enough to let the strange object upon it be plainly seen.