ice run

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

Origin of ice run

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby ice run Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use ice run in a sentence

  • He turned aside and found himself at the bend of a long ice run leading down to the lake.

    The Dark Tower | Phyllis Bottome
  • 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
  • Mr. Polly swerved a little from the conversational ice-run upon which he had embarked.

  • Washington tried with his setting-pole to stop the raft and let the ice run by.