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ice-cream cone

[ahys-kreem] /ˈaɪsˌkrim/
a thin, crisp, hollow conical wafer for holding one or more scoops of ice cream.
such a cone with the ice cream it contains.
Origin of ice-cream cone
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Suppose we go down to the board walk, and eat an ice-cream cone.

    Aunt Crete's Emancipation Grace Livingston Hill
  • Believe me, manys the ice-cream cone that dropped in its tracksI mean drippedwhen he gave it a mortal blow.

    Roy Blakeley's Silver Fox Patrol Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • But later Jim had relented and had treated Billy to an ice-cream cone from the tent near the gate.

    Keineth Jane D. Abbott
  • Perry slowly set down the ice-cream cone on the lid of the trash-can beside him.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for ice-cream cone

ice-cream cone

a conical edible wafer for holding ice cream
such a cone containing ice cream
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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