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Noun: hackle  ha-kul
  1. Long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
Verb: hackle  ha-kul
  1. Comb with a heckle
    "hackle hemp or flax";
    - heckle, hatchel

Derived forms: hackling, hackles, hackled

Type of: comb, plume

Encyclopedia: Hackle