finnesko

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Etymology[edit]

Norwegian

Noun[edit]

finnesko ‎(plural finneskos)

  1. A thermal boot made from reindeer skin and fur.
    • 1913, Captain R. F. Scott, Scott's Last Expedition Volume I[1]:
      A kind of fine Norwegian hay, used as packing in the finnesko to keep the feet warm and to make the fur boot fit firmly.