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ice-cream cone

[ahys-kreem] /ˈaɪsˌkrim/
noun
1.
a thin, crisp, hollow conical wafer for holding one or more scoops of ice cream.
2.
such a cone with the ice cream it contains.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Now freshly whitewashed and gilt trimmed, it resembles a giant upended ice-cream cone, gleaming in the brilliant sunlight.
  • Still-life flowers are iso- lated and blown up-or replaced entirely, in one painting, by a giant ice-cream cone.
British Dictionary definitions for ice-cream cone

ice-cream cone

noun
1.
a conical edible wafer for holding ice cream
2.
such a cone containing ice cream
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