from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An implement for cutting grooves in ice, to divide it into blocks of the right size for harvesting.


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  • We built a new ice-house near the east barn in November; and in December the old Squire drove to Portland and brought home a complete kit of tools -- three ice-saws, an ice-plow or groover, ice-tongs, hooks, chisels, tackle and block.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's 1887


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