: marked by a stride in which the heel of one foot touches the ground before the toe of the other foot leaves it
heel-and-toe walking

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heel-and-toe was in 1823

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“Heel-and-toe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heel-and-toe. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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