hackle

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To dress (flax or hemp) with a hackle; to prepare fibres of flax or hemp for spinning

Then, with a smile that seemed to have all the freshness of the matutinal hour in it, she bent again to her work of hackling flax.

By extension (because the hackles of a cock are lifted when it's angry), the hair on the nape of the neck in dogs and other animals; also used figuratively for humans

When the dog got angry his hackles rose and he growled.

An instrument with steel pins used to comb out flax or hemp
A feather used to make a fishing lure or a fishing lure incorporating a feather
A plate with rows of pointed needles used to blend or straighten hair
One of the long, narrow feathers on the neck of birds, most noticeable on the cock
A feather plume on some soldier's uniforms, especially the hat or helmet
{v} to dress flax or hemp
{n} an instrument, raw silk, skin, fly
Descriptive of the feathers of a fowl
to constantly hassle or bother
A feather plume on some soldiers uniforms, especially the hat or hlemet
Multiple surface defects on the end of a fiber Increases connector loss possibly to the point of not transmitting light
long slender feather on the necks of e
{i} neck feather (of a rooster, peacock, etc.); long thin feather used for making fishing flies
turkeys and pheasants
a hatchel
To tear asunder; to break in pieces
A comb for dressing flax, raw silk, etc
The hair on the nape of the neck
Chicken feathers used to tie flies that look like baitfish
comb with a heckle; "heckle hemp or flax"
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
{f} fasten a hackle to a fishing fly; cut roughly, chop, hack
To separate, as the coarse part of flax or hemp from the fine, by drawing it through the teeth of a hackle or hatchel
Any flimsy substance unspun, as raw silk
One of the peculiar, long, narrow feathers on the neck of fowls, most noticeable on the cock
long slender feather on the necks of e g turkeys and pheasants
various types of feathers used for making tails, wing cases, legs
An artificial fly for angling, made of feathers
hackle fly
n. An artificial, usually wingless fishing fly trimmed with hackles
hackler
{i} one who combs the fibers of flax or hemp; one who hacks, chopper
hackles
If something raises your hackles or makes your hackles rise, it makes you feel angry and hostile
hackles
{i} erectile hairs on the back of animals; feathers on the back of the neck of birds that rise when the bird is scared or is just about to fight; feeling of anger; feeling of hostility; dander
hackles
a feeling of anger and animosity; "having one's hackles or dander up"
hackles
plural of hackle
saddle hackle
a long narrow feather on the back (saddle) of a domestic fowl
hackle