spring heel

noun

Definition of spring heel

1 : a heel formed by bending the outsole over a thickness of leather between the sole and the upper at the heel
2 : a low broad heel with wedge-shaped line at the breast that continues from the bottom of the heel to the surface of the sole at the shank

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“Spring heel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20heel. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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