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[hok-uh l] /ˈhɒk əl/

verb (used without object), hockled, hockling.
(of a rope) to have the yarns spread and kinked through twisting in use.
the spreading and kinking of the yarns in a rope strand.
verb (intransitive) hockles, hockled, hockling
(Northumbrian, dialect) to spit


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