heel·​piece ˈhēl-ˌpēs How to pronounce heelpiece (audio)
: a piece designed for or forming the heel (as of a shoe)

Word History

First Known Use

1674, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heelpiece was in 1674

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Cite this Entry

“Heelpiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heelpiece. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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