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hackle

hac´kle   Pronunciation: hăk´k'ld
n.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, - often used in making artificial flies; hence, any feather so used.
4.An artificial fly for angling, made of feathers.
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Hackled (hăk"k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Hackling (hăk"klĭng).]
2.To tear asunder; to break in pieces.
Noun1.hackle - long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
Verb1.hackle - comb with a heckle; "heckle hemp or flax"
Synonyms: hatchel, heckle
card, comb, covert, crest, curry, feather, feathers, hack, haggle, hatchel, heckle, mail, panache, pinion, plumage, plume, plumule, quill, rake, scapular, slash, speculum, topknot, tuft
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