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ice·boat

 (īs′bōt′)
n.
1. A boatlike vehicle set on sharp runners, used for sailing on ice.

ice′boat′er n.
ice′boat′ing n.

iceboat

(ˈaɪsˌbəʊt)
n
(Nautical Terms) another name for icebreaker1, ice yacht

ice•boat

(ˈaɪsˌboʊt)

n.
1. a vehicle for rapid movement on ice, usu. consisting of a T-shaped frame on runners propelled by sails.
[1745–55]
ice′boat`er, n.
ice′boat`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.iceboat - a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigationiceboat - a ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
2.iceboat - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frameiceboat - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
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An avid outdoorsman, Arvid enjoyed his iceboat, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, skiing, and hunting.
As they make a name for their team, Bertie continues to evade the Kellys until a surprising turn of events changes his life, his view of the gang--and eventually--the iceboat team.
In 1966, Dutchman Wim Van Acker acquainted Poles with the DN class ice boat invented in the United States in 1937 and named after the Detroit News, a newspaper in the Michigan port city of the same name, which ran a competition for a model iceboat.