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ice-scoured

[ahys-skouuh rd, -skou-erd]
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adjective Physical Geography.
  1. noting an area having surface features resulting from scouring by an advancing ice sheet during glaciation.
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Origin of ice-scoured

First recorded in 1935–40
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  • In its bed, among muddy pools of water and ice-scoured rocks, he wandered, picking up fat nugget-gold.

    Smoke Bellew

    Jack London