Definition of Ice yacht

1. Noun. A sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice.

Exact synonyms: Iceboat, Scooter
Generic synonyms: Vessel, Watercraft
Derivative terms: Scoot

Definition of Ice yacht

1. Noun. A craft, in the broad shape of a yacht, fitted with skis or runners so as to sail on the ice. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ice Yacht

ice storm
ice storms
ice swimmer
ice swimmers
ice swimming
ice tea
ice tongs
ice tray
ice trays
ice up
ice wagon
ice water
ice wedge
ice wine
ice worm
ice yacht (current term)
ice yachting
ice yachts
iceberg lettuce

Literary usage of Ice yacht

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The foremost ice-yacht builder of America is G. £. ... The ice-yacht always sails with its sheets flat aft, because the greater speed of the boat changes ..."

2. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"The notable feature of the ice-yacht's performance ia its great speed, which often ex- 2376. ceeds 65 miles an hour, outstripping (paradoxical as it may ..."

3. A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp, Brooke Heckstall-Smith (1900)
"... however, those who have experienced the extraordinary velocity of an ice yacht say that when the first dread of the lightning- like flight is overcome, ..."

4. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"When rounding a mark, boat, or buoy, the ice-yacht nearest thereto is to be considered the headmost ice-yacht; and should any other ice-yacht in the race ..."

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