from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An ice-boat.
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I soon got back, and a relief party was at once sent in the ice-yacht to fetch Tom away in triumph.
Chatterbox, 1905. Various
"And you don't have to lie down for 'low bridge' when the boom goes over on this ice-yacht!" cried Jess enthusiastically.
Cadogan was sailing through Hades on an ice-yacht.
Eventually Baker retreated in disorder from the presence of this head-clerk, having learned that the latter did not give a-- -- if Casper Cadogan was sailing through Hades on an ice-yacht.
Sometimes an ice-yacht would sail past the islet; sometimes a few boys would pass on skates; otherwise it was quiet and forsaken.
In Midsummer Days, and Other Tales August Strindberg 1880