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Definitions and Synonyms of hackle | Another word for hackle | What is hackle?

Definition 1: long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants - [noun denoting animal]

(hackle is a kind of ...) the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds

(... is a kind of hackle ) a long narrow feather on the back (saddle) of a domestic fowl

Definition 2: comb with a heckle - [verb of contact]

Samples where hackle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • heckle hemp or flax

Synonyms for hackle in the sense of this definition

(hackle is a kind of ...) straighten with a comb

"comb your hair"

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