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ice-block

verb; zero derivation
To slide down a hill while sitting on a large block of ice. To slide down a hill while sitting on a large block of ice, typically done during hot summer weather as a means to cool off. The speaker probably chose to use zero-derivation because of the similar activity of sledding. Since the verb meaning ‘to ride on a sled’ is simply ‘to sled,’ it is logical to conclude that the verb meaning ‘to ride on an ice-block’ is ‘to ice-block.’
 
Ice-blocking is the sledding of the South.
Etymology : zero-derivation from the noun ‘ice-block’
Source : conversation with friend
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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