heel block

noun

Definition of heel block

1 : a block or last to support a shoe which is being heeled or from which heel lifts are being driven out
2 : a filler block at the heel end of a railroad frog between the frog rails that reinforces the frog and that also serves as a foot guard

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“Heel block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heel%20block. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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