Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of heel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as heel.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The only thing that can start the heeling is time.

    'We have been mourning with you,' Obama tells miners' families

  • Look again at yesterday's pic and you'll notice the boat is 'heeling' or leaning over, so there is actually a breeze and the sails are 'sheeted' or pulled in.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Ever since I found out that they make adult sizes I've been daydreaming about 'heeling' to work (just think how exciting that walk to and from London Bridge would be on wheels), about skating carefree-ly round Paul when we go shopping, and about generally being the coolest kid in the playground.

    The One With The Fad

  • Ladies walked about in performance of household or plantation duties, sock in hand, "casting on," "heeling,"

    Memories A Record of Personal Experience and Adventure During Four Years of War

  • The cows and calves looked done up, and the steer's tongue was out -- it was hottish weather; the old dog had been 'heeling' him up too, for he was bleeding up to the hocks, and the end of his tail was bitten off.

    Robbery under Arms; a story of life and adventure in the bush and in the Australian goldfields

  • Museum/Gift Shop: Here are many lots of displays of Angola's history-weapons, a section on the Red Hat, the "heeling" incident, and "Gruesome Gertie," which is the last electric chair, with photos of all executed inmates since 1981-the most recent in January 2010.

    Dissident Voice

  • § Museum/Gift Shop: Here are many lots of displays of Angola's history-weapons, a section on the Red Hat, the "heeling" incident, and "Gruesome Gertie," which is the last electric chair, with photos of all executed inmates since 1981-the most recent in January 2010.

    Indybay newswire

  • Her position on the heeling boat irked her, and she remembered the headache he had cured and the soothing rest that resided in him.

    Chapter 20

  • A puff of wind was heeling the boat over till the deck was awash, and he, one hand on tiller and the other on main-sheet, was luffing slightly, at the same time peering ahead to make out the near-lying north shore.

    Chapter 20

  • Gee! the men cried, each in turn, as their sleds abruptly left the main-trail, heeling over on single runners like luggers on the wind.

    An Odyssey of the North

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.