Antonyms for hackled

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Her hair looked like hackled flax and her eyes were large and gray.

Elnora's hair is bright and wavy, but yours is silky as hackled flax.

June Dun—a feather from Dottrel's back, hackled on a body of blue Rabbit's fur and drab silk, dun hackle for legs.

When sufficiently beaten it is dried, and needs no other preparation, until it is hackled and spun into yarn for weaving.

I'm not at all sure that humanity oughtn't to be hackled like weeds, and so toughen its hold on life.

The 'gator was taken with a "fly" tied on a shark-hook, the hackled body being a squirrel's tail, with wings of a small seagull.

The line, after it is hackled, is placed on a spread board; and the process is called spreading.

Body, bright green peacock's harl; hackled with a soft silver-gray hen's feather; hook No. 0, Kendal scale.

It was on a Monday that Susan and I hackled fifty pounds of flax, and tired we were when the day was come to an end.

The hackled flax, however, is taken direct to the preparing department.