One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A belt or ledge of ice attached to and extending along the shore in polar regions. Also: a protruding ledge (typically submerged) on the margin of an ice floe, etc.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Elisha Kane (1820–1857), physician and Arctic explorer. From ice + foot, probably after Danish isfod.
ice foot/ˈʌɪs fʊt/
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