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ice foot

noun
1.
(in polar regions) a belt of ice frozen to the shore, formed chiefly as a result of the rise and fall of the tides.
Compare fast ice.
Origin of ice foot
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55
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  • Such were mine as the mooring lines went out onto the ice foot at Cape Sheridan.

    The North Pole Robert E. Peary
British Dictionary definitions for ice foot

ice foot

noun
1.
a narrow belt of ice permanently attached to the coast in polar regions
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