a pendent, tapering mass of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.
a thin strip of paper, plastic, or foil, usually silvery, for hanging on a Christmas tree as decoration.
a cold, unemotional person.
- i·ci·cled, adjective
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How to use icicle in a sentence
"It was like layers and layers of little icicles that lay over each other like a snake's skin… to create one blade," he said.Game of Thrones: 10 Secrets About HBO's Adaptation | Jace Lacob | April 4, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
With faux icicles and no kiddies in sight, this lounge and bar boasts creative cocktails and live music that go down like butter.
If icicles hang from the thatched eaves, they will not long hang, but melt before the softer wind.The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
He shook and shook to free himself from the snow and icicles that clung to his long hair.Red Hunters And the Animal People | Charles A. Eastman
As we awoke in the morning small icicles clung to moustaches, and during the day the sensation of cold became unpleasant.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army | Charles Alexander Gordon
Fling them away, I'll take thee else, and hang thee In a contorted chain of icicles, In the frigid zone: down with them!The Plays of Philip Massinger | Philip Massinger
I've bin waiting a tidy long spell, till my toes 'ave like icicles grown.
British Dictionary definitions for icicle
a hanging spike of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water
- icicled, adjective
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