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[mass noun] Thin ice from under which the water has receded.
- ‘I was at the water by 8: 00 am and it was freezing cold with pockets of snow littering the banks and half the river was covered with cat ice.’
- ‘Remember that it's likely to be very cold indeed and it's not uncommon to catch steelhead as snow is falling and there's cat ice on the river fringes.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.