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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants v. - Comb with a heckle.

Usage examples (32)
  • The hen hackle is not tied on but attached to the collar by a shrink process.
  • Making a generalized statement, the soft hackle is the most effective fly I have ever used in rivers for trout.
  • There too is the hackle which is the old device of the De Brays.
  • A strong brown red hackle is exceedingly valuable. for more
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