heeled

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From heel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

heeled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of heel

Adjective[edit]

heeled (comparative more heeled, superlative most heeled)

  1. Having a heel (often specified, as in high-heeled etc.).
  2. (archaic) Prepared, especially armed with a weapon.
    • 1903, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Adventure of the Dancing Men," Norton (2005 edition), p. 896:
      I was heeled also, and I held up my gun to scare him off and let me get away.

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