Cuban heels

Cuban heels
   thick soles and heels to enhance height
   As worn in the Caribbean and by the vain:
    The prosecution had alleged that the bantam-weight Basham, who stands only a fraction above five feet three (without his Cuban heels) had committed assault. {Daily Telegraph, 11 March 1995)

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