- Norwegian (Wiktionary)
“finnesko' over which it is laced -- they are less than half the weight of an ordinary ski boot, go on very easily, and secure very neatly.”
“My hands tremble tying the ropes around his finnesko.”
“No snow had penetrated the inner lining and all their equipment was neatly stowed -- pannikins, spare clothing, chronometers, finnesko, socks and a flag as well as more letters, and, movingly, the "chatty little notes" the supporting parties had left for Scott as they returned to Cape Evans.”
“In addition to other obvious advantages this materially helped to keep clothing, finnesko, and sleeping-bags dry, and thus prolong the life of furs.”
“Armitage; but soon felt slush coming through his finnesko (he had no crampons) and made back for the Gap.”
“A kind of Norwegian hay used as packing in finnesko.”
“For the rest we mended our finnesko, and read Bleak House.”
“They have leather beckets and a lanyard rove off for making them fast over the finnesko.”
“Our socks and finnesko, hung out to dry, were covered with most beautiful feathery crystals.”
“First there was a steep slope, so hard that a pick made little impression upon it, so slippery that if you started down in finnesko you never could stop: this ended in a great ice-cliff some hundreds of feet high, and then came miles of pressure ridges, crevassed and tumbled, in which you might as well look for a daisy as a tent: and after that the open sea.”
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