valenki

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Russian valenki

Etymology[edit]

From Russian валенки (válenki), singular валенок (válenok)

Noun[edit]

valenki (uncountable)

  1. a pair of the traditional Russian felt boots
    • Hanna Davidson Pankowsky, East of the storm: outrunning the Holocaust in Russia
      With our feet protected from frostbite in our valenki, we were able to walk outside. The valenki came just in time, since the temperature was falling rapidly and the winter was fierce beyond normal.

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