Part of speech: noun

A slowly moving field or stream of ice, as on the slope of a mountain.

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Usage examples "glacier":

  1. Never were my wits and perceptions more lively than while I travelled from that broken glacier to the ground, and never did a short journey seem to take a longer time. - "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. Summer of 1841 on the Glacier. - "Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence", Louis Agassiz.
  3. Look at the glacier! - "Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness", Henry van Dyke.