Examples of icicle in a Sentence
his wife is such an icicle you're lucky to get so much as a greeting from her
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Ethan, who will turn 2 in November, can hang on the rope swing or the icicles with no trouble, Spine said.
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Icicle Seafoods Seward Fisheries needed a tender for Bristol Bay and the Egegik cannery.
A small bar sits to the left, icicle-style Christmas lights dangle from the awnings, and a Predators flag hangs in the back of the room.
But this is not ye olde red and green tartan of Christmas in the lodge and icicles in the windows; this is tartan reimagined.
Icicles specializes in Thai-style rolled ice cream that is mixed by hand on large ice pans, then flattened into strips and rolled into cylinders in front of you.
Icicles falling from roof eaves kill several people most winters.
State Fish and Wildlife announced that the sport fishery on the Icicle in Chelan County scheduled to open Monday (May 15) will remain closed.
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Old English gicel, meaning icicle, became Middle English ikyl or ikel and later modern English ickle, which survives as a dialect word in Yorkshire, England. The word for ice in Old English is is, and in a manuscript of about the year 1000 we find Latin stiria, “icicle,” glossed, somewhat redundantly, as ises gicel, that is, “an icicle of ice.” Some 300 years later, in Middle English, this became the compound known today as icicle, which means precisely what it did 1000 years ago.
Origin and Etymology of icicle
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of icicle for English Language Learners
: a hanging piece of ice formed when water freezes as it drips down from something (such as a roof)
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