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  • n. Plural form of snowshoe.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of snowshoe.


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  • Out-maneuvering the herd and sneaking up on them, even if you have to trek miles back in on snowshoes, is exciting.

    Got Elk?

  • Snow that has a little crust on it so that pheasants can flee like the road runner while my three Goldens make like it's the Iditarod with me loping behind in snowshoes.

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  • Famine and scurvy descends upon them; Long Jeff cries like a baby and Charley has to beat him with a dogwhip; Passuk does not complain: she cooks, lashes the dogs to the sled, breaks trail in snowshoes.

    “Why this longing for life? It is a game which no man wins.”

  • I adore a good pair of snowshoes, which is ironic since I hate the actual weather conditions that would mandate wearing them.

    False start to the new year

  • We could rig up some kind of snowshoes, I suppose, but until the snow packs we couldn't make it into town.

    The Snowshoe Trail

  • Billy to be ambitious also, and to practise the things with me near St. Petersburg, where they use the same kind of snowshoes or _ski_ '

    Chatterbox, 1906

  • Splints and braces can be made from materials such as snowshoes, skis, straps from backpacks, and padding from packs or clothing.


  • Now one man to the fore in the snowshoes, and now the other, it was a case of stubborn, unmitigated plod.

    Chapter V

  • The ice-bridges had to be tested, and either Daylight or Kama went in advance, snowshoes on their feet, and long poles carried crosswise in their hands.

    Chapter V

  • And I too made to suffer great weakness, stumbling over my snowshoes as though each step might be my last.

    An Odyssey of the North


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