iceman

[ ahys-man ]
/ ˈaɪsˌmæn /
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noun, plural ice·men.

a man whose business is gathering, storing, selling, or delivering ice.

Nearby words

  1. iceland poppy,
  2. iceland spar,
  3. icelander,
  4. icelandic,
  5. icemaker,
  6. iceman cometh, the,
  7. iceni,
  8. icenic,
  9. icequake,
  10. icescape

Origin of iceman

First recorded in 1835–45; ice + man1

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Word Origin and History for iceman

iceman

n.

1844, from ice (n.) + man (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper