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heel
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 21
1. The hinder part of any covering for the foot, as of a shoe, sock, etc.; specif., a solid part projecting downward from the hinder part of the sole of a boot or shoe.
3. Anything regarded as like a human heel in shape; a protuberance; a knob.
4. The part of a thing corresponding in position to the human heel; the lower part, or part on which a thing rests
5. The after end of a ship's keel.
6. The lower end of a mast, a boom, the bowsprit, the sternpost, etc.
9. The part of any tool next the tang or handle; as, the heel of a scythe.
10. Management by the heel, especially the spurred heel; as, the horse understands the heel well.
12. The part of the face of the club head nearest the shaft.
13. In a carding machine, the part of a flat nearest the cylinder.
14. The hinder part of the foot; sometimes, the whole foot; - in man or quadrupeds.
15. A cyma reversa; - so called by workmen.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To lean or tip to one side, as a ship; as, the ship heels aport; the boat heeled over when the squall struck it.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To add a heel to; as, to heel a shoe.
3. To arm with a gaff, as a cock for fighting.
4. To hit ( the ball) with the heel of the club.
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