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hackle

[′hak·əl]
(textiles)
A board studded with long, thin wire brushes and used for hackling.
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This cosmetic misappropriation of essential fly-tying material has raised the hackles of countless anglers who lost access to it.
Hair Flairs has already bought the bulk of feathers that will be produced in 2012 by Bill Keough at Keough Hackles in southwest Michigan.
The two center feathers are decorated with lady Amherst neck cape feathers and grizzly hackles applied over the neck feathers.
The Red Hackle is the feather plume worn on the left of the Tam O'Shanter by troops.
Commuters feel their hackles rising when they hear the authorities apologising for "any" inconvenience the delay/cancellation "may" cause.
Even the ubiquitous Myers-Briggs test, which seems to be designed to weed out the introverts, raised my hackles.
Six years ago, the Reporter raised hackles by revealing that a number of the city's most prominent African American ministers were in the same quandary.
The raised hackles, the bared teeth, the snarling and the nipping.
The famous red hackles of the Black Watch head-dress bristled amid a crowd of 2,000 in Edinburgh, as veterans marched alongside politicians and the families of soldiers to the sound of pipes and drums.
Indeed, there is very little here that would raise the hackles of the dominant majority in today's USA.
In the UK, where Wallinger's track record is better known and the more obviously politicized foundations (circa '80s to early '90s) of his recent work are assumed, Buchloh's summary condemnation must have raised as many hackles as eyebrows.
But the XJR didn't seem to raise too many hackles along my humble routes.