Origin of heeler
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Examples from the Web for heeler
He is a heeler for one of the most notorious of the aldermanic gang.Chicago, Satan's Sanctum
L. O. Curon
A certain "heeler" put me on to a disorderly house where we could get some stones.The Autobiography of a Thief
I expect Mr. Heeler's waiting for you in "Moonraker's," father.
Now go to Mr. Heeler, he said, and tell him I'm very ill, and I came and told you.
Now I ask you, Mr. Heeler, man to man, is this work for a foreman shoe hand?
- US See ward heeler
- a person or thing that heels
- Australian and NZ a dog that herds cattle by biting at their heels
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Word Origin and History for heeler
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