Definition of heel-way in English:

heel-way

noun

  • Hunting. With reference to a hound following a scent: the trail of a fox which leads back to where it has come from, rather than towards it; the reverse direction to that taken by the quarry. Now rare.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Sportsman's Dictionary. From heel + way.

Pronunciation

heel-way

/ˈhiːlweɪ/