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Meaning of "hackle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HACKLE

Hakell, probably from Old English; variant of heckle.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HACKLE

hackle  [ˈhækəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HACKLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hackle is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb hackle in English.

WHAT DOES HACKLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hackle

Hackle

The hackle is a clipped feather plume that is attached to a military headdress. In the British Army and the armies of some Commonwealth countries the hackle is worn by some infantry regiments, especially those designated as fusilier regiments and those with Scottish and Northern Irish origins. The colour of the hackle varies from regiment to regiment. The hackle should not be confused with the much longer set of feathers commonly attached to the feather bonnet worn by Highland regiments.

Definition of hackle in the English dictionary

The first definition of hackle in the dictionary is any of the long slender feathers on the necks of poultry and other birds. Other definition of hackle is parts of an artificial fly made from hackle feathers, representing the legs and sometimes the wings of a real fly. Hackle is also a feathered ornament worn in the headdress of some British regiments.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HACKLE

PRESENT

Present
I hackle
you hackle
he/she/it hackles
we hackle
you hackle
they hackle
Present continuous
I am hackling
you are hackling
he/she/it is hackling
we are hackling
you are hackling
they are hackling
Present perfect
I have hackled
you have hackled
he/she/it has hackled
we have hackled
you have hackled
they have hackled
Present perfect continuous
I have been hackling
you have been hackling
he/she/it has been hackling
we have been hackling
you have been hackling
they have been hackling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hackled
you hackled
he/she/it hackled
we hackled
you hackled
they hackled
Past continuous
I was hackling
you were hackling
he/she/it was hackling
we were hackling
you were hackling
they were hackling
Past perfect
I had hackled
you had hackled
he/she/it had hackled
we had hackled
you had hackled
they had hackled
Past perfect continuous
I had been hackling
you had been hackling
he/she/it had been hackling
we had been hackling
you had been hackling
they had been hackling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will hackle
you will hackle
he/she/it will hackle
we will hackle
you will hackle
they will hackle
Future continuous
I will be hackling
you will be hackling
he/she/it will be hackling
we will be hackling
you will be hackling
they will be hackling
Future perfect
I will have hackled
you will have hackled
he/she/it will have hackled
we will have hackled
you will have hackled
they will have hackled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been hackling
you will have been hackling
he/she/it will have been hackling
we will have been hackling
you will have been hackling
they will have been hackling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would hackle
you would hackle
he/she/it would hackle
we would hackle
you would hackle
they would hackle
Conditional continuous
I would be hackling
you would be hackling
he/she/it would be hackling
we would be hackling
you would be hackling
they would be hackling
Conditional perfect
I would have hackle
you would have hackle
he/she/it would have hackle
we would have hackle
you would have hackle
they would have hackle
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hackling
you would have been hackling
he/she/it would have been hackling
we would have been hackling
you would have been hackling
they would have been hackling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hackle
we let´s hackle
you hackle
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hackle
Past participle
hackled
Present Participle
hackling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HACKLE


Acol
ˈækəl
aphrodisiacal
ˌæfrəˈdɪzɪækəl
cackle
ˈkækəl
crackle
ˈkrækəl
grackle
ˈɡrækəl
hamshackle
ˈhæmʃækəl
hibernacle
ˈhaɪbəˌnækəl
mackle
ˈmækəl
macle
ˈmækəl
rackle
ˈrækəl
ramshackle
ˈræmˌʃækəl
ranshackle
ˈrænˌʃækəl
retackle
ˌriːˈtækəl
shackle
ˈʃækəl
spackle
ˈspækəl
sprackle
ˈsprækəl
tabernacle
ˈtæbəˌnækəl
tackle
ˈtækəl
unshackle
ʌnˈʃækəl
untackle
ʌnˈtækəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HACKLE

hackee
hacker
hackerazzi
hackery
hackette
hackie
hacking
hacking coat
hacking cough
hacking jacket
hackle fly
hackler
hackles
hacklet
hackly
Hackman
hackmatack
hackmen
hackney
hackney cab

WORDS THAT END LIKE HACKLE

block and tackle
buckle
chuckle
cut the cackle
deckle
dill pickle
double tackle
fickle
fishing tackle
freckle
honeysuckle
ickle
Indian grackle
knuckle
pickle
rugby tackle
sickle
speckle
tickle
trickle

Synonyms and antonyms of hackle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hackle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HACKLE

Find out the translation of hackle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hackle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hackle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乱砍
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hackle
570 millions of speakers

English

hackle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मछली का चारा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الممشقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чесальное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hackle
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গোঁফ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

camail
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hackle
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nackengefieder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハックル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

울다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hacking
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chải sợi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீண்ட கழுத்திறகுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हाकणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

keten tarağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

penna del collo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

hackle
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Чисельні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hackle
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hackle
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hekel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hackel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hackle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hackle

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HACKLE»

The term «hackle» is regularly used and occupies the 103.743 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HACKLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hackle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HACKLE»

Discover the use of hackle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hackle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
An Honest Angler: The Best of Sparse Grey Hackle
With a moving and humorous biographical foreword by Pat Sherwood, this book is a must for every Sparse Grey Hackle fan, and for anyone interested in angling, sports, and great writing. (6 1/4 X 9 1/4, 276 pages)
Sparse Grey Hackle, Patricia Miller Sherwood, 1998
2
Featherwing and Hackle Flies for Salmon and Steelhead
This international guide features dressings from North America and Europe. The origins of patterns, precise dressings, and superb color illustrations will inspire fly tiers to attain new heights of achievement.
Chris Mann, 2006
3
Complete Photo Guide to Fly Tying: 300 Tips, Techniques and ...
To make some flies, you need to fold the hackle, using the stem as a fold point. Such tying methods are ideal for salmon flies, some wet flies, flies palmered with hackle, and soft hackle spey-type flies. You can do this easily without one of the ...
C. Boyd Pfeiffer, 2005
4
The Blue Hackle: A Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron Mystery
What. reviewers. are. saying. about. The. Blue. Hackle. Jean Fairbairn and Alasdair Cameron are getting married on New Year's Eve at friend Fergie's Dunasheen Estate on the Isle of Skye. Alas, a guest is found murdered beforehand. Fifth in ...
Lillian Stewart Carl, 2012
5
Essential Trout Flies
Ginger Quill Spinner Hook Standard dry fly, sizes 12, 14, 16, 18 Thread Tan 6/0 or 8/0 Tails Ginger hackle fibers, split Body Ginger dyed hackle stem Wings Ginger hen hackle tips Hackle Ginger, clipped top and bottom Pale Morning Biot  ...
Dave Hughes, 2000
6
The Soft-Hackled Fly Addict
Exhaustive notes reveal the author's intimate fishing techniques with the soft-hackled fly. Addict or beginner, any fisherman reading this book will add immensely to his practical angling skills.
Sylvester Nemes, 1993
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Fishless Days, Angling Nights: Classic Stories, ...
This fortieth anniversary edition--complete with a new introduction by the author's longtime friend, editor, and fellow fisherman, Nick Lyons-is sure to be a favorite of the next generation of fly fishermen and women.
Sparse Grey Hackle, 2012
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Fish Flies: The Encyclopedia of the Fly Tier's Art
Their popularity has been hampered only by the availability of proper hackle to tie them correctly. Hackle is best tied as sparse as possible, so it needs to be of the best, stiffest quality. Spider hackle is tied two times larger (longer) that normal.
Terry Hellekson, 2005
9
Old Mr. Mackle Hackle
Old Mr. Hackle has a hen that won't cackle and he, after visiting the doctor and the fortuneteller, believes that the cure is to tell her jokes to make her laugh, in an uproarious rhyming picture book.
Gunnar Madsen, 2005
10
Poems and Songs from the Hackle-Shop
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.
James Greig, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HACKLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hackle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Beaver House expands
ahackle, By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com 912-489-9454. A crew and equipment from Lovett & Mills Excavating last week ... «Statesboro Herald, Jul 15»
2
Country Day at Kirby's Mill in Medford reflects on the past
For example, the term heckling, Johns explained, is derived from hackle, the name given to the comb-like tool the flax straw repeatedly was ... «Burlington County Times, Jul 15»
3
Home › Local › Electronic crossing guard planned for South Main
ahackle, BY Al Hackle ahackle@statesboroherald.com 912-489-9454. If you're driving on five-lane South Main Street near campus later this ... «Statesboro Herald, Jul 15»
4
Denis Peirce: North Yuba River flow is slow, but faring better than …
The locally famous fly on the North Yuba is the “Buzz Hackle.” The story behind this pattern dates back to the 1930s. The Powell family from the ... «The Union of Grass Valley, Jul 15»
5
I Have Cellulite and I Wear Shorts
... dressed as lamb," the older half of the mom-daughter duo I once saw in a grocery store, with matching hackle in their hair and Hudson jeans. «Racked, Jul 15»
6
Best Fly-fishing Shop
Strong chance then that he would have looked at the west wall of Grizzly Hackle with the wonder of a kid in a candy store. The spools of thread, baggies of ... «Missoula Independent, Jul 15»
7
Fly fishing is hard to beat, but...
Submitted photo. For those of you who may not be familiar with fly fishing terminology, “hackle” refers to a feather wrapped around the shank of ... «Hometown Focus, Jul 15»
8
City releases report sought by GBI
ahackle, BY Al Hackle ahackle@statesboroherald.com 912-489-9454. Statesboro City Council, by a 3-0 vote after one member left and with ... «Statesboro Herald, Jul 15»
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Bartels expects GSU president search to involve the community
ahackle, BY Al Hackle ahackle@statesboroherald.com 912-489-9454. Dr. Jean Bartels expects to lead Georgia Southern University into the ... «Statesboro Herald, Jul 15»
10
Patience pays in finding hatch
I didn't see any insects, so I concluded the trout were going after the sulphur emergers and that a partridge and orange soft hackle would do the ... «Baxter Bulletin, Jul 15»

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