from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Skill in traveling on ice, or in dealing with its dangers, as in arctic exploration or mountain-climbing.
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"Thought I'd seen every size and shape of ice-craft this backwater had to offer, " he mumbled.
His knowledge of ice-craft, if we may use the expression, was by that time considerable, but he felt that it was not sufficient for the work that lay before him; besides, what knowledge he possessed could not make up for the want of a companion and a rope, while, to add to his distress, weakness, resulting partly from hunger, began to tell on him.