French heel

noun

Definition of French heel

1 : a woman's shoe heel that is usually high and pitched well forward and has a back line and breast line with a pronounced curve — see louis heel
2 : a narrow heel reinforcement for hosiery

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“French heel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20heel. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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