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heeler

[hee-ler] /ˈhi lər/
noun
1.
a person who heels shoes.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; heel1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for heeler

heeler

/ˈhiːlə/
noun
1.
(US) See ward heeler
2.
a person or thing that heels
3.
(Austral & NZ) a dog that herds cattle by biting at their heels
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Slang definitions & phrases for heeler

heeler

noun

An apprentice; novice reporter; cub

Related Terms

ward heeler

[1960s+ Newspaper office; perhaps fr the obedience of a trained dog who stays at the heel of the master]


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