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brash ice

small, floating fragments of sea ice or river ice.
Also called brash. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The term is also used (but not commonly) for brash-ice still further broken down.

    South! Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Reefs buried in frothing surge showed their glistening mantles, and the boat swerved to avoid floating streamers of brash-ice.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • Wilson had dug an ice-grave near the hummock, leaving at its edge a heap of brash-ice and snow to fill it.

    The Purple Cloud M.P. Shiel

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