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 for Ice chest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ice \Ice\ ([imac]s), n. [OE. is, iis, AS. [imac]s; aksin to D.
     ijs, G. eis, OHG. [imac]s, Icel. [imac]ss, Sw. is, Dan. iis,
     and perh. to E. iron.]
     1. Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state
        by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent
        colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal.
        Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4[deg] C.
        being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Water freezes at 32[deg] F. or 0[deg] Cent., and ice
           melts at the same temperature. Ice owes its cooling
           properties to the large amount of heat required to melt
           it.
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     2. Concreted sugar. --Johnson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and
        artificially frozen.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor
        ice.
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     Anchor ice, ice which sometimes forms about stones and
        other objects at the bottom of running or other water, and
        is thus attached or anchored to the ground.
  
     Bay ice, ice formed in bays, fiords, etc., often in
        extensive fields which drift out to sea.
  
     Ground ice, anchor ice.
  
     Ice age (Geol.), the glacial epoch or period. See under
        Glacial.
  
     Ice anchor (Naut.), a grapnel for mooring a vessel to a
        field of ice. --Kane.
  
     Ice blink [Dan. iisblink], a streak of whiteness of the
        horizon, caused by the reflection of light from ice not
        yet in sight.
  
     Ice boat.
        (a) A boat fitted with skates or runners, and propelled on
            ice by sails; an ice yacht.
        (b) A strong steamboat for breaking a channel through ice.
            
  
     Ice box or Ice chest, a box for holding ice; a box in
        which things are kept cool by means of ice; a
        refrigerator.
  
     Ice brook, a brook or stream as cold as ice. [Poetic]
        --Shak.
  
     Ice cream [for iced cream], cream, milk, or custard,
        sweetened, flavored, and frozen.
  
     Ice field, an extensive sheet of ice.
  
     Ice float, Ice floe, a sheet of floating ice similar to
        an ice field, but smaller.
  
     Ice foot, shore ice in Arctic regions; an ice belt. --Kane.
  
     Ice house, a close-covered pit or building for storing ice.
        
  
     Ice machine (Physics), a machine for making ice
        artificially, as by the production of a low temperature
        through the sudden expansion of a gas or vapor, or the
        rapid evaporation of a volatile liquid.
  
     Ice master. See Ice pilot (below).
  
     Ice pack, an irregular mass of broken and drifting ice.
  
     Ice paper, a transparent film of gelatin for copying or
        reproducing; papier glac['e].
  
     Ice+petrel+(Zool.),+a+shearwater+({Puffinus+gelidus">Ice petrel (Zool.), a shearwater ({Puffinus gelidus) of
        the Antarctic seas, abundant among floating ice.
  
     Ice pick, a sharp instrument for breaking ice into small
        pieces.
  
     Ice pilot, a pilot who has charge of a vessel where the
        course is obstructed by ice, as in polar seas; -- called
        also ice master.
  
     Ice pitcher, a pitcher adapted for ice water.
  
     Ice plow, a large tool for grooving and cutting ice.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ice chest
      n 1: a refrigerator for cooling liquids [syn: cooler, ice
           chest]

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