ice yacht

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ice yacht

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a sailing craft having a cross-shaped frame with a cockpit and runners for travelling over ice. Also called: iceboat
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Noun1.ice yacht - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frameice yacht - a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
Translations
jégvitorlás
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Avercamp, known in his own day as "the Mute", because of his deafness and inability to speak, had a wonderfully keen eye for anecdote, and pictured couples swooping and whizzing across the frozen expanse showing at one moment gentlemen in elegant furs and velvets with metal skates playing golf in the freezing weather, colliding at the same time with ice yachts, fancy skaters who saw themselves as superstars or ordinary peasants pulling a sick cow on a sledge anxious to get the animal to a stable for treatment before sunset since skating in the dark - with roots and logs sticking up out of the ice - would have been something of a nightmare.