from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A broad heel of moderate height with a slightly tapered back and straight front, used in shoes and some boots.
  • noun A reinforced heel on a stocking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A relatively low-style of high heel shoes, characterised by a slightly tapered back and a straight front
  • noun A type of heel used for men's boots similar to the heel on cowboy boots
  • noun Women's sheer stockings or pantyhose with a prominent thin rectangle heel reinforcement at the base of back seam (A thick rectangle heel reinforcement is a Havana Heel)

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  • noun a broad heel of medium height on women's shoes


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