icicled

[ ahy-si-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF icicled
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His attic under the icicled tiles was dark and narrow as the grave.

A warm breath came out of the south and icicled gorges sounded to the sodden drip of melting waters.

"You can't buy crews like this one with wages," observed Captain Candage, icicled beard close to Mayo's ear.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., isykle, from is "ice" + ikel "icicle," from Old English gicel "icicle, ice" (rel. to cylegicel "cold ice"), from Proto-Germanic *jekilaz (cf. Old Norse jaki "piece of ice," diminutive jökull "icicle, ice, glacier;" Old High German ihilla "icicle"), from PIE *yeg- "ice." Dialectal ickle "icicle" survived into 20c.

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