(noun, verb)


1. long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants

Definition categories: animal, feather, plumage, plume

Sentences with hackle as a noun:

- When the dog got angry his hackles rose and he growled.


1. comb with a heckle

Similar word(s): hatchel, heckle

Definition categories: contact, comb

Sentences with hackle as a verb:

- The other divisions of the kingdom being hackled and torn to pieces. — Burke.