Definition of Iron heel

1. Noun. An instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg.

Exact synonyms: Boot, Iron Boot, The Boot
Generic synonyms: Instrument Of Torture



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iron Heel

iron deficiency
iron deficiency anaemia
iron deficiency anemia
iron dextrin
iron disulfide
iron eagle
iron excess
iron filing
iron filings
iron fist
iron fists
iron foundry
iron gray
iron haematoxylin
iron hand
iron heel (current term)
iron horse
iron horses
iron index
iron isotopes
iron lung
iron maiden
iron maidens
iron man
iron manganese tungsten
iron metabolism disorders
iron mine
iron mines
iron mold

Literary usage of Iron heel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Francis Parkman's Works by Francis Parkman (1906)
"listened to the rugged psalmody of the Puritan, the solitudes of Western New York and the stern wilderness of Lake Huron were trodden by the iron heel of ..."

2. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"... iron heel of conqueror not crushing people—German desire to make country self-supporting—Belgians passive but ..."

3. Our Hawaii by Charmian London (1917)
"he repeated his wail of nine years earlier at Pearl Lochs when "The iron heel" had been rejected of men. "Of course I like Army women — just as I like other ..."

4. Estimating Frame and Brick Houses: Barns, Stables, Factories and Outbuildings by Fred T. Hodgson (1910)
"An Old Time Stable with C<ut iron heel Posts. work in a frame building. These facts being known and understood by the estimator, he will be able to arrive ..."

5. Viagens ethnographicas sul americanas: Argentina by Charmian London, Online Archive of California, Simoens da Silva (1921)
"Before me, as I write with his own pen, lies a clipping referring to "The Iron Heel," which begins: "In one of Jack London's less important works, ..."

6. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1908)
"But it is unnecessary to give the terrible story of these unsuccessful attempts of the people to thwart or check the advancing despotism of the iron heel. ..."

7. Francis Parkman's Works by Francis Parkman (1906)
"listened to the rugged psalmody of the Puritan, the solitudes of Western New York and the stern wilderness of Lake Huron were trodden by the iron heel of ..."

8. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"... iron heel of conqueror not crushing people—German desire to make country self-supporting—Belgians passive but ..."

9. Our Hawaii by Charmian London (1917)
"he repeated his wail of nine years earlier at Pearl Lochs when "The iron heel" had been rejected of men. "Of course I like Army women — just as I like other ..."

10. Estimating Frame and Brick Houses: Barns, Stables, Factories and Outbuildings by Fred T. Hodgson (1910)
"An Old Time Stable with C<ut iron heel Posts. work in a frame building. These facts being known and understood by the estimator, he will be able to arrive ..."

11. Viagens ethnographicas sul americanas: Argentina by Charmian London, Online Archive of California, Simoens da Silva (1921)
"Before me, as I write with his own pen, lies a clipping referring to "The Iron Heel," which begins: "In one of Jack London's less important works, ..."

12. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1908)
"But it is unnecessary to give the terrible story of these unsuccessful attempts of the people to thwart or check the advancing despotism of the iron heel. ..."

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