Hackled
Hackle Hac"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hackled} (h[a^]k"k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hackling} (h[a^]k"kl[i^]ng).] 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To tear asunder; to break in pieces. [1913 Webster]

The other divisions of the kingdom being hackled and torn to pieces. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Hackle — Hac kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hackled} (h[a^]k k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hackling} (h[a^]k kl[i^]ng).] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hackling — Hackle Hac kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hackled} (h[a^]k k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hackling} (h[a^]k kl[i^]ng).] 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. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hackle — I. /ˈhækəl/ (say hakuhl) noun 1. one of the long, slender feathers on the neck or saddle of certain birds, as the domestic cock, much used in making artificial flies for anglers. 2. the whole neck plumage of the domestic cock, etc. 3. (plural)… …   Australian English dictionary

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