[ heel-tap ]
/ ˈhilˌtæp /
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a layer of leather, metal, or the like in a shoe heel; a lift.
a small portion of liquor remaining in a glass after drinking or in a bottle after decanting.
dregs, sediment, or residue.
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How to use heeltap in a sentence
Zack was teeming with mirth—abetted, no doubt, by a heel-tap or two from the Colonel's retiring goblet.Sunlight Patch|Credo Fitch Harris
I think we are somewhere in the Atlantic; but your finding that heel-tap does puzzle me.The Land of the Changing Sun|William N. Harben
“A great loss,” he would say, with a sad shake of his head, as he turned off the heel-tap.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)|A Sexton of the Old School
Sir Moses, who had had about enough wine, filled on a liberal heel-tap, and again passed the bottle to his guest.Ask Momma|R. S. Surtees
My summons came when we had shared the heel-tap of the bottle.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for heeltap
/ (ˈhiːlˌtæp) /
Also called: lift a layer of leather, etc, in the heel of a shoe
a small amount of alcoholic drink left at the bottom of a glass after drinking
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