The Alternative English Dictionary: iceman

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iceman etymology ice + man
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. A person who trade in ice.
  2. A man who is skilled in travelling upon ice, as among glacier.
    • 1862, Edward Shirley Kennedy, Peaks, passes, and glaciers (volume 1, page 241) We were accompanied by our two guides, Jean Baptiste Croz and Michel Croz, of Chamounix, two capital icemen, and worthy fellows.
  3. (slang) An assassin.
  4. (slang) One who is cool under pressure.
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