Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without a thaw; not thawing: as, a thawless winter. The winter gives them (flowers) rest under thawless serenity of snow.

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  • adjective rare eternally frozen; not prone to thaw

Etymologies

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thaw +‎ -less

Examples

  • All hushed as we had been, the very striking of the air with our persons had sufficed to disturb the repose of this thawless region; and we had hardly left the cavern, before vast blocks of ice, detaching themselves from the roof, fell, and covered the human image we had deposited within.

    The Last Man

  • He played upon a fourteen-jointed flute of solid gold, with diamond holes, and keys carved out of thawless ice.

    The Complete Works of James Whitcomb Riley, Volume 10

  • All hushed as we had been, the very striking of the air with our persons had sufficed to disturb the repose of this thawless region; and we had hardly left the cavern, before vast blocks of ice, detaching themselves from the roof, fell, and covered the human image we had deposited within.

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  • All hushed as we had been, the very striking of the air with our persons had sufficed to disturb the repose of this thawless region; and we had hardly left the cavern, before vast blocks of ice, detaching themselves from the roof, fell, and covered the human image we had deposited within.

    The Last Man

  • All hushed as we had been, the very striking of the air with our persons had sufficed to disturb the repose of this thawless region; and we had hardly left the cavern, before vast blocks of ice, detaching themselves from the roof, fell, and covered the human image we had deposited within.

    The Last Man

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