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Main Entry: 1heel
Etymology: Old English hla
"back part of the foot"
1 a :
the back part of the human foot behind the arch and below the ankle; also :
the corresponding part of a lower vertebrate b :
the part of the palm of the hand nearest the wrist2 :
a part (as of a shoe) that covers or supports the human heel3 :
a lower, back, or end part; especially :
one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread4 :
a despisable person
- on the heels of :
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