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silver frost

noun
1.
glaze (def 17).
Origin of silver frost
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • His advance was very quiet; but for the silver frost upon his head, he might have been one to the shadows of the wood.

    The Man Who Was Thursday G. K. Chesterton
  • His great body, shining like blue satin with a silver frost upon it, gave and lifted with every step.

    Tharon of Lost Valley Vingie E. Roe
British Dictionary definitions for silver frost

silver frost

noun
1.
another name for glaze ice
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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