ice yacht


noun

a sailing craft having a cross-shaped frame with a cockpit and runners for travelling over iceAlso called: iceboat

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  • These cars, equipped like a hotel, will sweep along with the motion of an ice-yacht.

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  • I soon got back, and a relief party was at once sent in the ice-yacht to fetch Tom away in triumph.

  • As most of my readers know, an ice-yacht is built of two timbers or heavy planks arranged in the form of a big letter T.

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  • Sometimes an ice-yacht would sail past the islet; sometimes a few boys would pass on skates; otherwise it was quiet and forsaken.