an artificial fly made with hackles, usually without wings.
(angling) an artificial fly in which the legs and wings are represented by hackle feathers
[hak-uh l] /ˈhæk əl/ noun 1. one of the long, slender feathers on the neck or saddle of certain birds, as the domestic rooster, much used in making artificial flies for anglers. 2. the neck plumage of a male bird, as the domestic rooster. 3. hackles. 4. Angling. 5. a comb for dressing flax or […]
[hak-lee] /ˈhæk li/ adjective 1. rough or jagged, as if hacked: Some minerals break with a hackly fracture.
[hak-muh n, -man] /ˈhæk mən, -ˌmæn/ noun, plural hackmen [hak-muh n, -men] /ˈhæk mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. the driver of a or taxi. /ˈhækmən/ noun 1. Gene. born 1930, US film actor; his films include The French Connection (1971), Mississippi Burning (1988), Absolute Power (1997), and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
[hak-muh-tak] /ˈhæk məˌtæk/ noun 1. (def 1). 2. .