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noun

(in polar regions) a belt of ice frozen to the shore, formed chiefly as a result of the rise and fall of the tides.

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Origin of ice foot

First recorded in 1850–55
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ice foot

noun

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