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heelpiece

[heel-pees] /ˈhilˌpis/
noun
1.
Shoemaking.
  1. a piece of leather, wood, or other material serving as the heel of a shoe, boot, or the like.
  2. such a piece used in repairing a heel.
2.
an endpiece of anything; a terminal part.
Origin of heelpiece
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10; heel1 + piece
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British Dictionary definitions for heelpiece

heelpiece

/ˈhiːlˌpiːs/
noun
1.
the piece of a shoe, stocking, etc, designed to fit the heel
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