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- n. A worker who separated the coarse part of flax or hemp with a hackle; a flax-dresser
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who hackles; a flax-dresser; a heckler or hatcheler.
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Although the hackler has the right to express himself, he did it in a way that was disrespectful to people like me.
In the hands of a poor hackler the best of flax would be converted into tow.
Heckler = person who verbaly harasses others Usage: The hackler kept interrupting the speaker with rude remarks.
Usage: The hackler kept interrupting the speaker with rude remarks.