Definitions for the word, heel

(n.) A cyma reversa; -- so called by workmen.

(n.) Anything regarded as like a human heel in shape; a protuberance; a knob.

(n.) In a small arm, the corner of the but which is upwards in the firing position.

(n.) Management by the heel, especially the spurred heel; as, the horse understands the heel well.

(n.) The after end of a ship's keel.

(n.) The hinder part of any covering for the foot, as of a shoe, sock, etc.; specif., a solid part projecting downward from the hinder part of the sole of a boot or shoe.

(n.) The hinder part of the foot; sometimes, the whole foot; -- in man or quadrupeds.

(n.) The latter or remaining part of anything; the closing or concluding part.

(n.) The lower end of a mast, a boom, the bowsprit, the sternpost, etc.

(n.) The lower end of a timber in a frame, as a post or rafter. In the United States, specif., the obtuse angle of the lower end of a rafter set sloping.

(n.) The part of a thing corresponding in position to the human heel; the lower part, or part on which a thing rests

(n.) The part of any tool next the tang or handle; as, the heel of a scythe.

(n.) The uppermost part of the blade of a sword, next to the hilt.

(v. i.) To lean or tip to one side, as a ship; as, the ship heels aport; the boat heeled over when the squall struck it.

(v. t.) To add a heel to; as, to heel a shoe.

(v. t.) To arm with a gaff, as a cock for fighting.

(v. t.) To perform by the use of the heels, as in dancing, running, and the like.

5 words found in the Scrabble word, heel

Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points Information
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