heelplate

heelplate
/heel"playt'/, n.
a small metal plate attached to the heel of a shoe to protect it against excessive wear.
[1840-50; HEEL1 + PLATE1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • heelplate — [hēl′plāt΄] n. a thin metal piece put on the bottom of the heel of a shoe to prevent wear …   English World dictionary

  • heelplate — /heel playt /, n. a small metal plate attached to the heel of a shoe to protect it against excessive wear. [1840 50; HEEL1 + PLATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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