plural noun
kit·​tly-benders | \ ˈkitlē+ˌ-\

Definition of kittly-benders 

: thin bending ice also : the act of running over such ice

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History and Etymology for kittly-benders

kittly (perhaps from kittle entry 1 + -y) + benders, plural of bender

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