icepick icepick

Definition(s):

  • (n) pick consisting of a steel rod with a sharp point; used for breaking up blocks of ice

Usage(s):

  1. The Force's first mission was Kiska, where two regiments went ashore in rubber boats with instructions to use nothing but their icepick-shaped stilettos on the Japs.
  2. Iceman hacked at its one pointthat man cannot live without illusionswith an icepick.
  3. At loss for a hobby, he purchased a large wooden salad bowl, heated the tip of an icepick red hot and traced on the bowl a map which he tastefully tinted with Mercurochrome.
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