iceboat

[ ahys-boht ]
/ ˈaɪsˌboʊt /

noun

a vehicle for rapid movement on ice, usually consisting of a T-shaped frame on three runners driven by a fore-and-aft sailing rig or, sometimes, by an engine operating a propeller.
a boat for breaking a navigable channel through ice; icebreaker.

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Origin of iceboat

First recorded in 1745–55; ice + boat
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British Dictionary definitions for iceboat

iceboat
/ (ˈaɪsˌbəʊt) /

noun

another name for icebreaker (def. 1), ice yacht
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