I"cy (?), a. [Compar. Icier (?); superl. Iciest.] [AS. isig. See Ice.]

1.

Pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in, ice; cold; frosty.

"Icy chains." Shak. "Icy region." Boyle. "Icy seas." Pope.

2.

Characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold.

Icy was the deportment with which Philip received these demonstrations of affection. Motley.

 

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