Origin of floe
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH floefloe , flow
How to use floe in a sentence
In colder climates, melting arctic plates has forced polar bears to abandon their ice floes for dry land hunting.How Climate Change Is Causing Chaos in the Animal Kingdom|Nina Strochlic|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mud containing microscopic shells which only occur in Siberia has been collected on some of these southward-bound ice-floes.
Good progress was made to the south; the vessel dodging icebergs and detached floes.
The separate floes stood some ten or fifteen feet above the water-level, and the lengths of several exceeded a quarter of a mile.
Gradually there opened up a beautiful vista of sea, dotted with floes and rocky islets (many of which were ice-capped).
About this time, too, we met numerous fields and floes of ice, to get through which we often experienced considerable difficulty.Hudson Bay|R.M. Ballantyne