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Definition of "iceboat" [iceboat]

  • A boatlike vehicle set on sharp runners, used for sailing on ice. (noun)
  • See icebreaker. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "iceboat" in a sentence
  • "In northern Maine, a paper in New Brunswick reported, "Canadian liquor in quantities from one gallon to a truckload is being hidden in the northern woods and distributed by automobile, sled and iceboat, on snowshoes and on skis.""
  • "In northern Maine, a paper in New Brunswick reported, “Canadian liquor in quantities from one gallon to a truckload is being hidden in the northern woods and distributed by automobile, sled and iceboat, on snowshoes and on skis.”"
  • "John Cameron Swayze, here, for Timex stopwatches… we attached this stopwatch to the blades on this lightning fast iceboat, and raced around the lake."