(A), in Arctic navigation, is a dark or
brown sky, indicating an open sea. An ice-sky is
a white one, or a sky tinted with orange or rose-colour, indicative of
a frozen sea. (See Ice-Blink.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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