hatchel definition

  • noun:
    • A comb for separating flax materials.
    • A comb familiar with separate flax materials.
    • An instrument with lengthy metal teeth emerge a board, for cleansing flax or hemp from tow, hards, or coarse component; a kind of large brush; -- labeled as also hackle and heckle.
    • a musical instrument composed of lengthy iron teeth emerge a board, used in cleaning flax or hemp from the tow and hards, or coarse part; a hackle or heckle. Also hetchel.
    • a comb for dividing flax materials
  • verb-transitive:
    • to split up (flax fibers) with a hatchel.
    • to-draw through teeth of a hatchel, as flax or hemp, in order to split up the coarse and decline parts through the good, fibrous components.
    • To tease; to be concerned; to torment.
  • verb:
    • to separate your lives (flax materials) with a hatchel, or comb.
    • brush with a heckle
  • others:
    • to-draw, as flax or hemp, through the teeth of a hatchel, to split up the fibre through the difficult or coarse elements of the plant; hackle or heckle.
    • ergo To tease or vex by sarcasms or reproaches; heckle.
    • In addition hetchel.

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