Heel vs Heelprint - What's the difference?
As a proper noun heel
is a part of maasgouw in the netherlands.
As a noun heelprint is
a partial footprint left by a heel.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) hele, heel, from (etyl) . More at (l).
(anatomy) The rear part of the foot, where it joins the leg.
The part of a shoe's sole which supports the foot's heel.
The rear part of a sock or similar covering for the foot.
(firearms) The back upper part of the stock.
The last or lowest part of anything; as, the heel of a mast'' or ''the heel of a vessel .
* A. Trollope
- He [the stag] calls to mind his strength and then his speed, / His winged heels and then his armed head.
(US, Ireland) A crust end-piece of a loaf of bread.
* Sir Walter Scott
- the heel of a hunt
(US) The base of a bun sliced in half lengthwise.
* 1996 , Ester Reiter, Making Fast Food: From the Frying Pan Into the Fryer (page 100)
- the heel of the white loaf
A contemptible, inconsiderate or thoughtless person.
(slang, professional wrestling) A wrestler whose on-ring persona embodies villainous or reprehensible traits. Contrast with babyface.
* 1992 , Bruce Lincoln, Discourse and the Construction of Society (page 158)
- The bottom half, or the bun heel is placed in the carton, and the pickle slices spread evenly over the meat or cheese.
(card games) The cards set aside for later use in a patience or solitaire game.
Anything regarded as like a human heel in shape; a protuberance; a knob.
(architecture) The lower end of a timber in a frame, as a post or rafter. Specifically, (US), the obtuse angle of the lower end of a rafter set sloping.
(architecture) A cyma reversa; so called by workmen.
- Freedman began his analysis by noting two important facts about professional wrestling: First, that heels triumph considerably more often than do babyfaces
(carpentry) the short side of an angled cut
* (angled cut in carpentry) toe
* Achilles heel
* bring someone to heel
* cool one's heels
* dig in one's heels
* down at heel
* head over heels
* high heels
* hot on somebody's heels
* kick one's heels
* kick up one's heels
* kitten heel
* Tar Heel
* stiletto heel
* spike heel
* take to one's heels
* turn on one's heel
To follow at somebody's heels; to chase closely.
To add a heel to, or increase the size of the heel of (a shoe or boot).
To kick with the heel.
To perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, etc.
To arm with a gaff, as a cock for fighting.
- I cannot sing, / Nor heel the high lavolt.
Alteration of earlier heeld, from (etyl) heelden, from (etyl) hyldan, ). More at (l).
To incline to one side, to tilt (especially of ships).
The act of inclining or canting from a vertical position; a cant.
- The ship gave a heel to port.
A partial footprint left by a heel.