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bay ice

noun, Oceanography
1.
smooth sea ice formed in the sheltered waters of an arctic or antarctic bay.
Origin of bay ice
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • The whole of the bay ice had evidently gone out together, taking the ship with it, and the bay had then neatly frozen over again.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • Moreover, within our memory no man has been thus adrift on the bay ice.

    Adrift on an Ice-Pan Wilfred T. Grenfell
  • A friend, returning from an island, was jogging quietly along on the bay ice, when his team suddenly went wild.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • At my left was Chinik Creek, pouring its rushing waters out over the bay ice with a cheerful, rapid roaring.

    A Woman who went to Alaska May Kellogg Sullivan
  • This was not bay ice such as had been encountered off the eastern coast of Labrador, but the adamantine product of the Arctic.

    The Wilderness Castaways Dillon Wallace
  • There were twenty miles of bay ice ahead; the dogs were footsore and lean; the komatik was overflowing—it was out of the question.

    Billy Topsail, M.D. Norman Duncan
  • A collection of pieces of drift or bay ice, joining each other in a ridge following in the line of current.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • That night Rae was happy to see flying across the bay ice several dog-sledges with triumphant Mistegan in the lead.

  • On days when there was a fair breeze it was great fun sailing an old sledge over the bay ice.

    Left on the Labrador Dillon Wallace
  • The Maid of the North, it will be understood, lay in bay ice, and all the ice to the south of her was bay ice.

    Ungava Bob Dillon Wallace

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