ice-cream cone


Definition of ice-cream cone

: a thin crisp edible cone for holding ice cream also : one filled with ice cream

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Photo: Underwood Archives/UIG/Everett Collection The department has proposed ending dozens of settlements, including those addressing markets for typewriters, horseshoes and ice-cream cones. Erich Schwartzel, WSJ, "Now Showing: U.S. Mulls Changing Movie Rules for the Big Screen," 2 Dec. 2018 To cap off the event, guests filed into the dessert lounge, stocked chock-full of mini ice-cream cones, cookies, and chocolates by pastry chef Sherry Yard. Stephanie Wu, Town & Country, "The Goddesses of Food," 24 Nov. 2013

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First Known Use of ice-cream cone

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice-cream cone was in 1905

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English Language Learners Definition of ice-cream cone

: a thin, crisp cake that is shaped like a cone and used for holding ice cream; also : one filled with ice cream

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