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hackle

General Crossword Questions for “hackle”

  • Feather on cock's comb

Encyclopedia

  • The hackle is a feather plume that is attached to the headdress. In the British Army and the armies of some Commonwealth countries the hackle is worn by some infantry regiments, especially those designated fusilier regiments and those with Scottish and Northern Irish origins. — “Hackle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The hackles are the long, fine feathers which are found on the backs of certain types of domestic chicken. These feathers are often used as fly lures. The term can also apply to the erectile hairs along the back of the neck of an animal, especially of a dog. — “Hackle (animal) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A hackle is a metal plate with rows of pointed needles used to blend or straighten hair. This tool is used as a preliminary step in the process of custom wig making. It is typically clamped firmly to a table before use. This tool article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. — “Hackle (wig making) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • There: bearskin cap and hackle plume. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce

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