snow cone

\ ˈsnō-ˌkōn How to pronounce snow cone (audio) \
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Definition of snow cone

: granular ice molded into a ball and flavored with a syrup

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Forty years ago, the Bay Area Putt-Putt FunHouse in on what was NASA Road 1 Webster began as a 54-hole miniature golf course with snow cone and popcorn machines. Don Maines, Houston Chronicle, "NASA-area amusement park celebrates memories on 40th anniversary," 14 June 2019 Registration for the yearly event with a patriotic theme included a walk/parade around the park, entertainment, socializing, a raffle, prizes and snow cones. Sue Ellen Ross, Post-Tribune, "Kicking off summer with a sweet ride," 11 June 2019 Beer and Wine were offered along with a number of food booths including pizza, Tropical snow cones and cupcakes. Diane Dachota,, "Gathering on the Green moves to Saturday with rides and music," 10 June 2019 The fast food chain will release a pickle juice snow cone slush this June, Food & Wine reported. Fernando Alfonso Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Sonic Drive-In to sell a pickle juice slush this summer," 16 Mar. 2018 Children and their parents participated in family activities on July 3 and celebrated with snow cones, picnics and festive cheers. Patricia Dillon, Houston Chronicle, "Thousands celebrate Independence Day at the July 3 symphony concert," 5 July 2018 The land acquisition prompted the relocation of a snow cone stand that has stood on the property for years to a new site in Tarkington. Vanesa Brashier, Houston Chronicle, "Kingwood Hospital to build ER in Cleveland," 7 July 2018 The Saturday memorial and celebration will have snow cones, other carnival fare and fireworks. Makayla Tendall, ajc, "'See ya later, suckas!': Family writes unique obituary for 5-year-old cancer victim," 13 July 2018 Besides snow cones, carnival games and fireworks, an archer will shoot a flaming arrow onto a small boat carrying Garrett's ashes in a neighbor's pond. Fox News, "Obit, memorial service of 5-year-old Iowa boy gets attention," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of snow cone

1941, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of snow cone

US : a cone-shaped paper cup that contains very small pieces of ice flavored with a sweet syrup

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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