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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishiciclei‧ci‧cle /ˈaɪsɪkəl/ noun [countable]  a long thin pointed piece of ice hanging from a roof or other surface
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icicleIn fact, icicles occur when water cascades over the edge of the roof.Big, long icicles hanging from the eaves are not necessarily a sign of ice dams.He found himself moving forward once more, the wind still pressing against his shoulders, whipping his face with rain icicles.There is in them a warmth that melts the icicle.Sebald tossed icicles into the chimney, which disbursed warmth throughout the cottage.His blue-grey eyes were as cold as a Siberian winter, and Polly felt as though she had been impaled by twin icicles.No need to swing the axe here, just slot the picks on to the cracks between the welded icicles.
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