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Meaning of heel

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or
           boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
      2: the back part of the human foot
      3: someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog" [syn:
         {cad}, {bounder}, {blackguard}, {dog}, {hound}, {heel}]
      4: one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread
      5: the lower end of a ship's mast
      6: (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
      v 1: tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made
           the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard" [syn:
           {list}, {heel}]
      2: follow at the heels of a person
      3: perform with the heels; "heel that dance"
      4: strike with the heel of the club; "heel a golf ball"
      5: put a new heel on; "heel shoes" [syn: {heel}, {reheel}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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