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  • n. attributive form of skating rink

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See rink.


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  • When I was a kid, I was the poster child for skating-rink nerds.


  • Four days later, when the Bunch were having one of their best parties, Babbitt drove them to the skating-rink which had been laid out on the Chaloosa River.


  • The solidity of the ice was perfect; the utter stillness of the air at the time when the final congelation of the waters had taken place had resulted in the formation of a surface that for smoothness would rival a skating-rink; without a crack or flaw it extended far beyond the range of vision.

    Off on a Comet

  • When I met Wesley at a monthly skating-rink youth rally, he was fourteen and had just been suspended from school for ten days.

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  • He was shown into a room with a parquet floor which shone like a skating-rink, containing formal but luxurious furniture.

    Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets

  • The Pinkerton men, now being practically prisoners of war, were marched up-town to the skating-rink for temporary imprisonment.

    A Short History of Pittsburgh

  • This often happens, and then the lakes, the rivers, and all round the coast, rapidly freeze some inches thick, the surface being as flat as a looking-glass, unless the wind has seriously disturbed the ice much while forming, and Finland becomes one enormous skating-rink from end to end.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • Mrs. Wilkie was in the habit of going to the skating-rink accompanied by some of her fashionable acquaintances; her husband did not care for skating, but was proud to hear his wife's graceful performances eulogized.

    The Mysteries of Montreal Being Recollections of a Female Physician

  • Va., twenty-five hundred were crowded into a skating-rink, and many failed to get admittance.

    To Infidelity and Back

  • Satirical persons have demanded as to what should be made of it, a _vélodrome_ or a skating-rink, but this is apart from a real consideration of the question for certain it is that much of its former charm can be restored to it without turning it into a Luna Park.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France


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