frost-bound


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Adj.1.frost-bound - (of the ground) made hard by frost
frozen - turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold; "the frozen North"; "frozen pipes"; "children skating on a frozen brook"
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I am always happy (out of doors be it understood, for indoors there are servants and furniture) but in quite different ways, and my spring happiness bears no resemblance to my summer or autumn happiness, though it is not more intense, and there were days last winter when I danced for sheer joy out in my frost-bound garden, in spite of my years and children.
However, it was enough for the horrid, frost-bound sensation which had gripped me about the chest to pass off.
He scanned the frost-bound countryside, watching vigilantly for Bloody Claverhouse's Jacobite dragoons.
Three games were due to the played but Shildon's attractive home fixture with neighbours Spennymoor Town was postponed because of a frost-bound pitch.
Tuesday night's postponement at frost-bound Chesham mans that the Brakes remain a tantalising three points behind Hemel Hempstead with three games in hand.
Track frozen and temperatures due to hit -6C Wolverhampton AW No problems Tuesday Ayr No problems anticipated Folkestone Frozen and snow-covered but slow thaw on way in early part of next week Southwell AW No problems anticipated Wednesday Fairyhouse No problems anticipated Kelso No problems anticipated with temperatures set to hit 10C by midweek Southwell Frost-bound after temperatures of -13C on Friday night, but would have "real chance" if positive forecast is correct Kempton AW No problems anticipated Lingfield AW No problems anticipated
FRIENDLY Crusaders 62 Halifax U23 0 NORTH Wales Crusaders thumped the elite of Halifax's youth 62-0 at Widnes' Stobart Stadium following the switch from a frost-bound Racecourse.
WHEN Manchester City destroyed Spurs on a frost-bound Maine Road on the way to their last title 44 years ago it became known as 'the ballet on ice'.
By the time the seniors were in action the earlier frost-bound course was now a sea of mud but it didn't deter the leading trio, who seemingly floated over the surface.
It's been a long week already and it's going to stretch out until Friday now because we lost most of the first day's play on Saturday due to the two courses we are using being frost-bound at the start of play.
30pm kick-off after match referee Tim Hayes, of Carmarthen, inspected the frost-bound pitch.
ONTHE FENCE Jockeys Andrew Tinkler (left) and Denis O'Regan survey the scene at frost-bound Haydock on Saturday