The rivers freeze rapidly; towards November 10th all the streams of the White Sea basin are ice-bound, and so remain for an average of 167 days; those of the Baltic, Black Sea and Caspian basins freeze later, but about December the 10th nearly all the rivers of the country are highways for sledges.
I dug my cellar in the side of a hill sloping to the south, where a woodchuck had formerly dug his burrow, down through sumach and blackberry roots, and the lowest stain of vegetation, six feet square by seven deep, to a fine sand where potatoes would not freeze in any winter.
I think I'd rather freeze to death.
The bays freeze over and there is border ice, often gathered by wind into large fields in the bays and extremities of the lake.
I don't know what possessed them to freeze us.
The harbours and exits of the lake freeze over, but the body of the lake never freezes completely.
The liquid metals, when cooled down sufficiently, some at lower, others at higher, temperatures freeze into compact solids, endowed with the (relative) non-transparency and the lustre of their liquids.
We'll freeze to death.
Another plan in the greenhouse is to dash water on the pipes or flues, which causes steam to rise to the glass and freeze there, stopping up all the crevices.
If the man didn't freeze down there, he'd die at the hands of her father and his strange delusion that this man wanted her dead.