hackling definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of hackle.
  • noun:
    • In flax-manuf., the process of getting rid of from the flax every thing which will be detrimental in spinning, as well as making the materials smooth, synchronous, and of equal size.
    • Hackles collectively, as material in making artificial flies.

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