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Definitions of heel:

part of speech: noun

Rounded posterior portion of foot.

part of speech: noun

1. Calx the posterior, rounded extremity of the foot. 2. Talon, a posterior small cusp of a tooth.

Usage examples for heel:

  • An' look how clane she is from head to heel "Outpost", J.G. Austin
  • He turns on his heel when I detain him: " Warden, it's two years since I've been in the dungeon. "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman
  • Like a flash the skipper swung on his heel "Gold Out of Celebes", Aylward Edward Dingle

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1. Unguis, the horny plate covering the dorsal surface of the distal half of the terminal phalanx of each finger and toe. 2. A slender rod of metal, bone, or other solid substance, employed sometimes in surgery to fasten together the divided extremities of a broken bone. ...