Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cave in which ice is formed in sufficient quantity to outlast the warm season; a glacière.
- n. A hollow under the end of a glacier, whence the glacial stream flows out.
“The film draws us into a green jungle, a blue lagoon, a blue-grey ice-cave, with fantastic images of monkeys, ghosts, and even a princess, leading viewers not so much to know what is going on, but to wonder about their own relation to the mysterious.”
“Sleepy ease is being shoved and bullied from the room by Jennifers ice-cave silence.”
“Neysa plunged through a bank of snow, breaking into the interior of an ice-cave.”
“The heat plowed a deep furrow in the snow, melting and crumpling the roofs of several ice-cave dwellings.”
“The next day there was a huge feast in the ice-cave mess hall at the American camp, which the men had decorated with green and red streamers and a papier-mache Christmas tree.”
“At night the temperature was perceptibly higher, and as they gathered around the light of the rude brazier in the centre of their ice-cave, each for the first time opened his heavy outer clothing, and felt the cool zephyrs that, from time to time, found their way through the door curtain, to be a welcome visitant.”
“The sledge was hauled for one thousand one hundred yards up to the magnetic ice-cave against a bitter torrent of air rushing by at eighty-two miles an hour.”
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“Evans and the ice-cave at Campbell's position is ridiculous, and to think that the little crew remained cheerful and in harmony under such troglodyte conditions, it makes one wonder more and more at the manner of the men.”
“At its snout is an ice-cave far inside of which the resultant river originates.”
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