Thesaurus / heckle


Upon an oblong plank a b, two circular or square blocks of wood c and d are fixed, in which the heckle teeth stand upright.A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Whenever one half of the length of the strake of flax is heckled, it is turned round to heckle the other half.A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
It is next to be beaten, and passed once or twice over an ordinary heckle or stiff brush.A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
They set aside all thought of assisting their hapless brothers and sisters, while they heckle their unfortunate governors.HOW CANADA WAS WONF. S. BRERETON
Heckling is combing it with a heckle or wooden comb; binnings are halters for cattle made of sprit or rushes.MORE ENGLISH FAIRY TALESVARIOUS
Every well conducted banquet should include a special committee to heckle the guests of honor.PIECES OF HATEHEYWOOD BROUN
A few Southern sympathizers who attempted to heckle the speakers were quickly shouted down.GREAT BRITAIN AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAREPHRAIM DOUGLASS ADAMS
He loathes the town and longs for his village; he had intended to heckle the speakers if they discussed anything but peace.AUTHORS OF GREECET. W. LUMB
We must heckle candidates as to their 'science,' and ascertain if their wind is good, and whether they are active on their pins.IRELAND AS IT ISROBERT JOHN BUCKLEY (AKA R.J.B.)
A knot of the younger element tried to heckle Percy, but he strode loftily by them, puffing his inevitable cigarette.JIM SPURLING, FISHERMANALBERT WALTER TOLMAN


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