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freeze-up

Definitions

noun

(informal)
  1. a period of freezing or extremely cold weather
  2. (US & and Canadian)
    1. the freezing of lakes, rivers, and topsoil in autumn or early winter
    2. the time of year when this occurs

Example Sentences Including 'freeze-up'

He still had not established the reason for the big freeze-up.
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