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- v. Present participle of hackle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In flax-manuf., the process of removing from the flax everything which would be detrimental in spinning, and of making the fibers smooth, parallel, and of equal length.
- n. Hackles collectively, as material for making artificial flies.
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