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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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The chief virtues of the style are a clean, precise profile, a natural-looking translucency, and great versatility; they can be used with a standard collar, a parachute, or a thorax hackle, or when tied carefully, used to dress no-hackle patterns.
The hackles are the latest in a string of Army kit cock-ups.
Dave Gutteridge triumphed for the Alberta, so with Barry McCann, Peter Buglass, Dave Dunn (180) and Colin Gillespie (180) drawing the final score was 11-6 to Red Hackle.
With Brian Campbell (180), Chris Reay, John Nicholson, Dennis Archbold, Paul Morrison, Gary Dunn and Gordon Barkas and John Hunter all drawing their games, Red Hackle prevailed by just one point.
Westoe Bar A played the Red Hackle and were 3-2 ahead before the start of the singles.
Alan Charlton won for the Westoe and Billy Todd for the Hackle to make the final score 10-7 to the Red Hackle.
Gary Dunn drew with Eric Patterson, as did Dennis Archbold with Geoff Murray, to make the final score a 12-5 win for the Red Hackle.
Red Hackle played Westoe Room and took a 4-1 advantage into the singles.
He is wearing large hackle arm bustles and in his hands he holds a pair of fancy dance twirlers which have been popular with fancy dancers for decades.
The Voyager welcomed the Red Hackle and it was the home team who held a slender 3-2 lead going into the singles.
My parents bought me a basic fly-tying kit, a vice, hackle pliers, some hooks, thread, beeswax, and an assortment of hackles and wing feathers.
Mark, from Forres, in Moray, Scotland, worked for the US international security firm Blue Hackle.