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heckle

an instrument for combing flax or hemp
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We were fired up,'' said sophomore Trevor Julian, a Harvard-Westlake graduate who finished with seven kills and seven errors, and who said it was his fraternity brothers doing the heckling.
And so far as the heckling is concerned, I always regret that, but anybody with the drive and vision and courage of Tony Blair is going to get heckled.
The Heckling Shed, where Rabbie worked in 1781, now houses many relics of his time.
Rowdy fans have even been offered special badges to wear, after the magazine warned their heckling could bring the game into disrepute.
AN Opposition TD was kicked out of the Dail yesterday for heckling the Taoiseach.
COMIC Mark Little blitzed a heckling audience with a furious four-letter tirade.
I was disgusted with some of the actions and some of the name-calling and the heckling that goes on with Colin," said Stewart.
The ex-This Morning host's pals were shown the door after heckling comic Gary Le Strange on Saturday night.
The slow-handclapping and heckling Mr Blair received from some members of the WI a fortnight ago forced soul-searching in Labour ranks about the Government's direction, and its supposed reliance on "spin".
I used to discourage heckling but I've really changed in the last year,'' he says.
I like a bit of verbal jousting, especially the intelligent heckling where you play off each other, " said the Perrier Awardwinning comedian, who is appearing in the circ-sponsored comedy tour in the Glee Club, Cardiff Bay tomorrow night.
Heckling can be in the form of posted jokes or articles and will consist of virtual chat rooms, bulletin boards, voting systems, software libraries and a host of other services.