hackle

[n] - long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
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Hackle

Hac'kle (hăk'k'l) noun [ See Heckle , and confer Hatchel .] 1. A comb for dressing flax, raw silk, etc.; a hatchel. 2. Any flimsy substance unspun, as raw silk. 3. One of the peculiar, long, narrow feathers on the neck of fowls, most noticeable on the cock,
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Hackle

Hac'kle transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hackled (-k'ld); present participle & verbal noun Hackling (-klĭng).] 1. To separate, as the coarse part of flax or hemp from the fine, by drawing it through the teeth of
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hackle

1. To separate, as the coarse part of flax or hemp from the fine, by drawing it through the teeth of a hackle or hatchel. ... 2. To tear asunder; to break in pieces. 'The other divisions of the kingdom being hackled and torn to pieces.' (Burke) ... Origin: Hackled; Hackling. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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hackle

noun long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
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Hackle

• (n.) Any flimsy substance unspun, as raw silk. • (v. t.) To separate, as the coarse part of flax or hemp from the fine, by drawing it through the teeth of a hackle or hatchel. • (n.) A comb for dressing flax, raw silk, etc.; a hatchel. • (v. t.) To tear asunder; to break in pieces. • (n.) One of the peculiar, long, narrow
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hackle

(from the article `industrial glass`) ...small mirror.) The edges of the mirror have a fine fibrous or misty texture, called the mist. Surrounding the mist are wider and deeper radial ...
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Hackle

Hackle is Dorset slang for work.
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Hackle

Hackle is Dorset slang for work.
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Hackle

The hackle is a clipped feather plume that is attached to a military headdress. In the British Army and the armies of some Commonwealth countries the hackle is worn by some infantry regiments, especially those designated as fusilier regiments and those with Scottish and Northern Irish origins. The colour of the hackle varies from regiment to regim
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Hackle

A hackle is a board set with sharp steel spikes for combing or pulling out hemp or flax to dispose the fibres in parallelism and to separate the long and the short threads.
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Hackle

[wig making] A hackle is a metal plate with rows of pointed needles used to blend or straighten hair. This tool is used as a preliminary step in the process of custom wig making. It is typically clamped firmly to a table before use. ...
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Hackle

[animal] The hackles are the long, fine feathers which are found on the backs of certain types of domestic chicken. They are often brightly coloured, especially on roosters. These feathers are often used as fly lures. The term can also apply to the erectile hairs along the back of the neck of an animal, especially of a dog. ...
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Hackle

Feathers from the neck or back of a specially bred chicken that are wrapped around the hook or other wise attached to a fly to imitate parts of an insect, such as legs or segments of the body. Hackle tips are used also for the wings on certain flies.
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Hackle

Any soft-stemmed neck feather with non-adhering barbules. Typically used to refer to hen or rooster chicken feathers. Tied to represent the legs of an insect.
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Hackle

the series of extended fibres right behind the eye of a fly. The hackle is what allows a dry fly to float
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Hackle

a feather, usually from the neck area of a chicken; can be any color (dyed or natural); hackle quality, such as the stiffness of the individual fibers and amount of web, determines the type of fly tied with the hackle; many hackles are grown specifically for fly tying.
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Hackle

a feather, usually from the neck area of a chicken; can be any colour (dyed or natural); hackle quality, such as the stiffness of the individual fibers and amount of web, determines the type of fly tied with the hackle; many hackles are grown specifically for fly tying.
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Hackle

Feathers from the neck or back of a specially bred chicken that are wrapped around the hook or other wise attached to a fly to imitate parts of an insect, such as legs or segments of the body. Hackle tips are used also for the wings on certain flies.
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Hackle

a feather, usually from the neck area of a chicken, can be any color (dyed or natural). Hackle quality, such as the stiffness of the individual fibers and amount of web, determines the type of fly tied with the hackle. Many hackles are grown specifically for fly tying.
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Hackle

Feathers from the neck or back of a specially bred chicken that are wrapped around the hook or other wise attached to a fly to imitate parts of an insect, such as legs or segments of the body. Hackle tips are used also for the wings on certain flies.
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