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iceboat

[ahys-boht] /ˈaɪsˌboʊt/
noun
1.
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.
2.
a boat for breaking a navigable channel through ice; icebreaker.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; ice + boat
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British Dictionary definitions for ice boat

iceboat

/ˈaɪsˌbəʊt/
noun
1.
another name for icebreaker (sense 1), ice yacht
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