We wait for the two to just Eskimo kiss in the corner underneath the mistletoe already.
The day ends in Iowa, of all places, with a one-sentence entry: “Christian K. Nelson took out a patent on the Eskimo Pie.”
I half-expected to see an Eskimo in a huskie-driven sled whiz by.
Further inquiries showed that both the ships had been seen and visited by the Eskimo while they were yet in the ice.
The Eskimo have no civil organization outside of the family.
These are of Eskimo make, and not generally obtainable though they may be purchased in Newfoundland.
Among the Eskimo the heroine is vaguely referred to as a sea-fowl.
Three days had passed since they arrived at the Eskimo camp.
The Eskimo hero is conveyed to his wife on a salmon's tail (Rink, p. 145).
The skins come off, all by themselves, already chewed—as nice and soft as can be, fit to make a bed for an Eskimo baby.
1580s, from Danish Eskimo or Middle French Esquimaux (plural), both probably from an Algonquian word, such as Abenaki askimo (plural askimoak), Ojibwa ashkimeq, traditionally said to mean literally "eaters of raw meat," from Proto-Algonquian *ask- "raw" + *-imo "eat." Research from 1980s in linguistics of the region suggests this derivation, though widely credited there, might be inaccurate or incomplete, and the word might mean "snowshoe-netter." Cf. also Innuit. Eskimo pie "chocolate-coated ice cream bar" introduced 1921.