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.
The local youngsters were due to meet Newcastle last week but the game was postponed due to a frost-bound pitch.
No chance of working on the frost-bound pitches, so it's all inside - hardly ideal preparation for blending four new faces into a side playing the champions.
Her skill in gliding her tiny sled increased, soon she always beat the strange marble children with their frost-bound eyes.
Iceland, with its northernmost tip in the Arctic Circle and perpetual icefields covering an eighth of its area, is regarded by many as permanently frost-bound. Such, of course, is not the case, for the warm current of the Gulf Stream usually encircles it, and since earliest times vast subterranean furnaces have influenced conditions.
For seven to 11-year-olds | The Clockwork Crow: A gripping Christmas tale of enchantment and belonging, set in a frost-bound mansion in snowy mid-Wales, from master storyteller Catherine Fisher.
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.
The fixture was called off on January 14 due to a frost-bound surface at Sharpenhoe Road.
If parts of the track were still frost-bound on Wednesday afternoon, as we were told was the case, then on what was a day of bright sunshine the track could not possibly have been raceable early in the morning.
City's three game unbeaten run was brought to an end on a frost-bound Moss Rose pitch on December 28, when Macclesfield defeated them 3-1, then the arctic conditions meant that last weekend's scheduled game against Luton Town was postponed.
The Hearts boss is frustrated their game at Motherwell last week was off due to the weather - and they had to abandon their frost-bound Riccarton training ground last week to prepare for the Fir Park clash at Tynecastle.