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 Ice Saints or Frost Saints.Iceland Dogs. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
A hill of ice, either floating in the ocean, or aground. The magnitude of some icebergs is very great. One seen off the Cape of Good Hope was two miles in circumference, and a hundred and fifty feet high. For every cubic foot above water there must be at least eight feet below.   1

 Ice Saints or Frost Saints.Iceland Dogs. 


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