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English noun: hackle

1. hackle (animal) long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants


Broader (hypernym)feather, plumage, plume


Narrower (hyponym)saddle feather, saddle hackle


English verb: hackle

1. hackle (contact) comb with a heckle


SamplesHeckle hemp or flax.


Synonymshatchel, heckle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)comb









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