ice run


noun

the rapid breaking up or fragmentation of river ice in spring or early summer.

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Origin of ice run

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for ice run

  • Whose fault would it be if he killed himself on the ice-run after all?

    The Crime Doctor|Ernest William Hornung
  • I want you to get into some clothes and come up to the ice-run as quick as possible!

    The Crime Doctor|Ernest William Hornung