Definition of Heeltap

1. n. One of the segments of leather in the heel of a shoe.



2. v. t. To add a piece of leather to the heel of (a shoe, boot, etc.)

Definition of Heeltap

1. Noun. A piece or wedge that raises the heel of a shoe. ¹

2. Noun. (dated) A small amount of (especially alcoholic) drink remaining at the bottom of a glass. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To add a piece of leather to the heel of (a shoe, boot, etc.). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heeltap

1. material put on the heel of a shoe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heeltap

heelless
heelpiece
heelpieces
heelplate
heelplates
heelpost
heelposts
heelprint
heelprints
heelproof
heels
heels over
heels over head
heelside
heelspur
heeltap (current term)
heeltapped
heeltapping
heeltaps
heep
heeps
heerd
heere
heered
heerefore
heerfoer
heeze
heezed
heezes
heezie

Literary usage of Heeltap

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1. A Tankard of Ale: An Anthology of Drinking Songs by Theodore Maynard (1920)
"I never could bear it! So fill me a bumper, a bumper of claret! Let the bottle pass freely, don't shirk it nor spare it, For a heeltap! a ..."

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