heelpiece

heel·piece

 (hēl′pēs′)
n.
A piece made for or serving as the heel of a shoe or stocking.

heelpiece

(ˈhiːlˌpiːs)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the piece of a shoe, stocking, etc, designed to fit the heel

heel•piece

(ˈhilˌpis)

n.
1. a piece of leather, wood, etc., serving as the heel of a shoe or boot.
2. any end piece.
[1700–10]
Translations

heelpiece

[ˈhiːlˌpiːs] ntalloniera
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The AK-12 has a folding stock, and a height-adjustable heelpiece. The weapon can be used by both left-handed and right-handed people, and can be easily handled with one hand.
Ex-high school and college ski-racers bored and wanting for new challenges have opted to lose the heelpieces. These generation X and Y skiers have joined their aging happy-hippie forebears and adopted the slogan: "Free your heels, free your mind." Something of a war cry, this was originally the retort to alpine skiers who sometimes poked fun at the earlier leather-booted pioneers of telemark skiing.