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hackle

hack·le

hackle

 
pronunciation:
hae kl
phrases:
to raise the hackles of
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the long, thin feathers on the neck or lower back of certain birds, such as the rooster.
definition 2: (pl.) the hairs on the back of the neck of certain animals, such as the dog, that become erect under provocation, as in anger.
definition 3: neck or saddle feathers of a rooster or similar bird, used on artificial flies in fishing.
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phrase: to raise the hackles of