ice-drag

ice drag

noun Nautical.
Dictionary.com Unabridged

ice anchor

noun
a large, hooklike device for setting in ice to anchor a vessel or to provide a hold for a hawser in warping it along.
Also called ice drag.


Origin:
1765–75

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To ice-drag
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature