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See definition of hackle on Dictionary.com
  • as inhack
  • as inchip
  • as inchop
  • as inclean
  • as incomb

synonyms for hackle

  • chop
  • clip
  • fell
  • gash
  • hew
  • lacerate
  • mangle
  • mutilate
  • notch
  • slash
  • whack
See also synonyms for: hackled / hackling
  • splinter
  • chop
  • nick
  • crack
  • hack
  • whack
  • gash
  • slice
  • crumble
  • clip
  • fragment
  • split
  • chisel
  • damage
  • flake
  • incise
  • break
  • shape
  • hew
  • whittle
  • slash
  • snip
  • notch
  • shear
  • sliver
  • cut off
  • snick
  • crack off
  • cut away
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How to use hackle in a sentence

The White Palmer—dubbed with white peacock's harl, and a black hackle over it.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
The Black Palmer—dubbed with black copper coloured peacock's harl, and a black cock's hackle over that, wings, blackbird.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
The Harry Longlegs—dubbed with darkish brown hair, and a brown hackle over it, head rather large.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
White Moth—strands from an Ostrich, wings from a white Pigeon, a white hackle for legs, and a black head.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
The Cad bait, with a little hackle round the top of the shank of the hook, kills well.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
One Palmer and two small hackle Flies on your stretcher give a tolerable good chance.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Olive Blue,—feather of Starling's wing, body light olive silk, and red hackle.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Dark Blue,—dark feather inside of Waterhen's wing; body,—dark red brown silk, black hackle for legs—tail two strands of the same.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Blue Midge,—feather of Waterhen's neck,—lead coloured silk for body, grizzled hackle for legs.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Little Brown,—feather from inside of Woodcock's wing, red copper coloured silk for body, and brown hackle for legs.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
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WORDS RELATED TO HACKLE

  • break
  • chisel
  • chop
  • clip
  • crack
  • crack off
  • crumble
  • cut away
  • cut off
  • damage
  • flake
  • fragment
  • gash
  • hack
  • hackle
  • hew
  • incise
  • nick
  • notch
  • shape
  • shear
  • slash
  • slice
  • sliver
  • snick
  • snip
  • splinter
  • split
  • whack
  • whittle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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