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  • n. Plural form of heeler.

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Examples

  • Sunday evening, without thinking, the wife calls the heelers for their bedtime "out".

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  • After finding a shady place to park the heelers, that is.

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  • The scruffy black thing and the heelers are my friends.

    Crikey » Canberra Calling

  • What was the tragic lot of a widow and starving children compared with keeping promises with greedy "heelers"?

    Theodore Roosevelt An Intimate Biography

  • When his "kid-glove" friends laughed at him for deliberately choosing to leap into the political mire, he told them that the governing class ought to govern, and that not they themselves but the bosses and "heelers" were the real governors of New York City.

    Theodore Roosevelt An Intimate Biography

  • I soon became on good terms with a number of the ordinary "heelers" and even some of the minor leaders.

    III. Practical Politics

  • Nye, formerly police commissioner in New York City, had arrived a short time before, and with his party of retainers ( "heelers" we would call them now), had made an imposing entrance.

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

  • Ramón had been a young subordinate of the _Ayuntamiento_, he had met and liked the man, and taking him into the ranks of his "heelers," had promoted him rapidly to be chief of staff.

    The Torrent Entre Naranjos

  • In the course of his electioneering campaign in Delaware, conducted as all the world knows how, Addicks had gathered to his cause as tough and rascally a set of "heelers" as ever waylaid aged woman or lame man on the highway.

    Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated

  • Cloud's own people, yet here were they wrangling like ward "heelers" and wasting precious time.

    A Daughter of the Sioux A Tale of the Indian frontier

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