Hackle [noun]

Definition of Hackle:

cut without care

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Opposite/Antonyms of Hackle:


Sentence/Example of Hackle:

The White Palmer—dubbed with white peacock's harl, and a black hackle over it.

The Black Palmer—dubbed with black copper coloured peacock's harl, and a black cock's hackle over that, wings, blackbird.

The Harry Longlegs—dubbed with darkish brown hair, and a brown hackle over it, head rather large.

White Moth—strands from an Ostrich, wings from a white Pigeon, a white hackle for legs, and a black head.

The Cad bait, with a little hackle round the top of the shank of the hook, kills well.

One Palmer and two small hackle Flies on your stretcher give a tolerable good chance.

Olive Blue,—feather of Starling's wing, body light olive silk, and red hackle.

Dark Blue,—dark feather inside of Waterhen's wing; body,—dark red brown silk, black hackle for legs—tail two strands of the same.

Blue Midge,—feather of Waterhen's neck,—lead coloured silk for body, grizzled hackle for legs.

Little Brown,—feather from inside of Woodcock's wing, red copper coloured silk for body, and brown hackle for legs.