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heckle

an instrument for combing flax or hemp
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Both sides claimed the other one was heckled more than them.
Chappelle walked off a stage last week after being heckled in the state capital.
A Labour Party spokesperson said 'no-one should be heckled at a party conference, least of all a teenage girl making her first speech.
But if you tell people that they're going to be seeing new acts who are scared enough as it is wihout being heckled, you generally get a friendly atmosphere with nice people.
A shop steward was heckled by a senior councillor and had his microphone cut off during a debate about the plan at Huddersfield Town Hall.
Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov was answering a question about the mosque incident but was repeatedly heckled by Siderov, until business was suspended.
As the chart "Content of heckles" indicates, most of the heckling in the House of Commons deals with the heckled MP's idea, comment or question Much less frequent, but still notable, were heckles involving MPs" appearance, gender, age, race, sexuality, and religion.
Professor AC Grayling, who will become the president of the New College of the Humanities (NCH) which will charge students fees of pounds 18,000 each year, was heckled as he tried to talk about cuts to the arts at Foyles bookshop in central London.
TWO DAYS after he was heckled by Kashmiri Pandits and Hindu right wing activists in Chandigarh, Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was heckled by activists of BJP Yuva Morcha for his anti India statements in Kolkata on Sunday.
Julian Borthwick was branded "an idiot" by Labour Party hacks and marched out of a meeting in Sunderland on Saturday because he heckled the Prime Minister over his "bigoted woman" blunder in Rochdale.
Abu Izzadeen, who hit the headlines after he heckled former home secretary John Reid, faces a maximum sentence of life for inciting terrorism overseas.
GORDON BROWN experienced firsthand the opposition to the war in Iraq as he was heckled by a protester demanding the withdrawal of British troops.