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

synonyms for hackled

  • chop
  • crack
  • hack
  • nick
  • splinter
  • whack
  • break
  • chisel
  • clip
  • crumble
  • damage
  • flake
  • fragment
  • gash
  • hackle
  • hew
  • incise
  • notch
  • shape
  • shear
  • slash
  • slice
  • sliver
  • snick
  • snip
  • split
  • whittle
  • crack off
  • cut away
  • cut off
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antonyms for hackled

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  • fix
  • mend
  • build
  • combine
  • increase
  • join
  • put together
  • spend
  • stain
  • soil
  • foul
  • defile
  • adulterate
  • ruin
  • pollute
  • corrupt
  • worsen
  • dirty
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How to use hackled in a sentence

June Dun—a feather from Dottrel's back, hackled on a body of blue Rabbit's fur and drab silk, dun hackle for legs.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
When sufficiently beaten it is dried, and needs no other preparation, until it is hackled and spun into yarn for weaving.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY IN NEW SOUTH WALES, VOL. 1DAVID COLLINS
I'm not at all sure that humanity oughtn't to be hackled like weeds, and so toughen its hold on life.
THE TYRANNY OF THE DARKHAMLIN GARLAND
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.
FISHING WITH THE FLYCHARLES F. ORVIS AND OTHERS
The line, after it is hackled, is placed on a spread board; and the process is called spreading.
CLOTHING AND HEALTHHELEN KINNE
Body, bright green peacock's harl; hackled with a soft silver-gray hen's feather; hook No. 0, Kendal scale.
BASS, PIKE, PERCH, AND OTHERSJAMES ALEXANDER HENSHALL
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.
RUTH OF BOSTONJAMES OTIS
The hackled flax, however, is taken direct to the preparing department.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 6VARIOUS
I shall just like to see how you'll look when you're being cross-hackled by one of them learned gents.
RALPH THE HEIRANTHONY TROLLOPE
Her hair looked like hackled flax and her eyes were large and gray.
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