ice pick


Definition of ice pick

: a hand tool ending in a spike for chipping ice

Examples of ice pick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nasser then ran toward a set of escalators near the mall's entrance where the suspect—identified as 35-year-old Czyz Harrison—was seen riding down from the second floor carrying what was later determined to be an ice pick. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, 22 Mar. 2022 When officers arrived at the crash scene, Wu was still inside the truck, threw glass at a paramedic’s face and tried to hide an ice pick from officers. William Thornton |, al, 30 Mar. 2022 Harrison immediately fell onto his stomach, and another officer kicked the ice pick away, according to the footage. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, 22 Mar. 2022 An ice pick and knife can add a touch of drama to your cocktail-making. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 15 Oct. 2021 Sopp’s mother had called police because her son had threatened himself with an ice pick and may have been driving while intoxicated. Taylor Deville,, 21 Sep. 2021 Consider the ice pick surgeon from the book’s title. Washington Post, 16 July 2021 Investigators found a knife and ice pick at the scene, the New York Post reported. Fox News, 22 June 2021 He had been committed to the asylum four years earlier after attempting to stab an acquaintance with an ice pick, the Tribune reported. Kori Rumore,, 23 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of ice pick

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice pick was in 1851

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Last Updated

14 Apr 2022

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“Ice pick.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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