heelpiece

heelpiece

[heel-pees]
noun
1.
Shoemaking.
a.
a piece of leather, wood, or other material serving as the heel of a shoe, boot, or the like.
b.
such a piece used in repairing a heel.
2.
an endpiece of anything; a terminal part.

Origin:
1700–10; heel1 + piece

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heelpiece (ˈhiːlˌpiːs)
 
n
the piece of a shoe, stocking, etc, designed to fit the heel

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