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hackle

(hăk′əl)
n.
1. Any of the long, slender, often glossy feathers on the neck of a bird, especially a male fowl.
2. hackles The erectile hairs along the back of the neck of an animal, especially of a dog.
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Because it will never truly be flat like a glass mirror, we instead propose the use of the term bone mirror, defined as the relatively flat region of a fractured bone surface near the fracture initiation site, prior to the development of hackle.
For a couple of years now, prices have skyrocketed for superior fly-tying hackles, being bought in some instances like futures.
Crescent-Shaped Hackles. The surfaces of most of the horizontal bands described above bear a hackly fracture pattern in which the hackles are oriented vertically, extending from the top to the base of an individual band (Figure 4(a)).
"I'm not a trendsetter, I'm not a hair fashion designer, I'm a chicken farmer," said Keough, who raises about 25,000 roosters with the desired hackles.
''Part of Oplan: Hackle is to recruit, to escape en masse, to assassinate selected targets, and from intelligence reports, it includes some Cabinet members and even the president,'' Kison told reporters.
Note: the Brown Hackle is essentially the same fly, but with wings and a red head.
SELECTIONS Today - Chepstow: 1.00 Green Hackle or Imperial Circus.
The drop fly was dressed on a smaller hook with full red cock hackle, black roots, the body of black ostrich feather and ribbed with silver thread.
Whiting's hackle is used to tie flies all over the world.
Every hackle on the back of my neck stood to attention.
UTTOXETER: 2.10 Outback, 2.40 Benefit Cut, 3.10 Archie's Wish, 3.40 Green Hackle, 4.10 Adios Alonso, 4.40 Swift Arrow, 5.10 Leopard Hills.
A DAD whose Black Watch soldier son was blown up in Afghanistan told the Government yesterday: "Don't kill the hackle."