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a large mass of ice that moves over land like an exceedingly slow river

The form glacial, in addition to meaning relates to a glacier, can mean:
  • moves very slowly (like a glacier)
  • relates to a geological time period when much of the earth was covered with glaciers
  • relates to ice or cold (often metaphorically) — as in "She gave me a glacial stare."
  • They hurriedly walked three blocks to the law office of Jared Wolkowicz, a lawyer referred by Bo Buck at the Glacier Inn bar.
    p. 549.1
  • I'm staying at the Glacier Inn on Third Street."
    p. 476.9
  • With Ancil unable to talk, Lucien spent the day in a rented car touring glaciers and fjords in the mountains around Juneau.
    p. 537.5
  • Because Ozzie and Prather were law enforcement officers, American was by then treating the briefcase as if it were valuable evidence and crucial to an important investigation, when in reality it was a battered old leather bag with a few notepads, some magazines, some cheap soap and matches taken from the Glacier Inn in Juneau, and one videocassette tape.
    p. 597.8

There are no more uses of "glacier" in Sycamore Row.

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