Part of speech: noun

A pendent mass of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.

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Usage examples "icicle":

  1. " You'd have been an icicle if you had gone the way Ellis was leading you; why, the snow is so high," said Howard, raising his hand almost on a level with his head. - "Tip Lewis and His Lamp", Pansy.
  2. It was not till some time- an extraordinarily long time- after Morena's complete recovery that she had snapped like a broken icicle. - "The Branding Iron", Katharine Newlin Burt.
  3. I simply couldn't thaw an icicle. - "The Deserter", Charles King.