iceboat

[ahys-boht]
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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.

Nearby words

  1. ice-water,
  2. ice.,
  3. iceberg,
  4. iceberg lettuce,
  5. iceblink,
  6. iceboater,
  7. iceboating,
  8. icebound,
  9. icebox,
  10. icebox cake

Origin of iceboat

First recorded in 1745–55; ice + boat

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British Dictionary definitions for iceboat

iceboat

noun

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