hackling


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hackling

[′hak·liŋ]
(textiles)
Passing a comb through flax to clean and straighten the fibers.
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Morgan Hackling was one of three people trapped in the back of the vehicle when it rolled in Tredegar Street, Risca.
Mr Hackling, of Gwendoline Road, Risca, died shortly after being rescued and a second friend, Luke Cook was seriously injured.
Abstract: This paper presents the effect of chemically modifying hemp and flax hackling noil on the physical/mechanical and chemical properties of the fibres.