Cuban heel

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Cuban heel (plural Cuban heels)

  1. A relatively low-style of high heel shoes, characterised by a slightly tapered back and a straight front
  2. A type of heel used for men's boots similar to the heel on cowboy boots
    • 2022, Liam McIlvanney, The Heretic, page 415:
      He wore a short leather jerkin, elasticated at waist and cuffs, tight Wranglers that flared out over calfskin boots with Cuban heels.
  3. 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)