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Example sentences for "hackles"

Lexicographically close words:
hacker; hackers; hacking; hackle; hackled; hackling; hackman; hackmatack; hackmen; hackney
  1. I have seen specimens from these countries, and the difference of tint in the hackles was conspicuous.

  2. The hackles do not differ much in the various breeds, but are short and stiff in Malays, and absent in Hennies.

  3. Mr. Blyth, the neck-hackles when first moulted are replaced during two or three months not by other hackles, as with our domestic poultry, but by short blackish feathers.

  4. But his hackles remained raised as he accompanied the boy into the cabin.

  5. Fao's hackles were very evidently on the rise; Delcamp's face was hardening.

  6. Belle knew, of course, that they were coming; and Garlock knew that Belle's hackles were very much on the rise.

  7. There are Hackles black and Hackles white Good by day and good by night Hackles brown and Hackles red But the Cowdung Fly is away ahead!

  8. But with the domesticated descendant of this species, the neck-hackles of the male are immediately replaced by new ones; so that we here see, as to part of the plumage, a double moult changed under domestication into a single moult.

  9. Mr. Tegetmeier is convinced that a gamecock, though disfigured by being dubbed and with his hackles trimmed, would be accepted as readily as a male retaining all his natural ornaments.

  10. The male, however, of the wild Gallus bankiva retains his neck-hackles for nine or ten months; and when these are cast off, the underlying black feathers on the neck are fully exposed to view.

  11. Cock-fighters trim the hackles and cut off the combs and gills of their cocks; and the birds are then said to be dubbed.

  12. After the first hackle, called a ruffler, six other finer hackles were often used.

  13. Then came the hackling or hetcheling, and the fineness of the flax depended upon the number of hacklings, the fineness of the various hackles or hetchels or combs, and the dexterity of the operator.

  14. The hound whom I had seen in the bog had preceded me, and was now joining himself to his two comrades, putting the best face he could upon it, with a frowning brow and his hackles up.

  15. Pulang bungabung nga mu rag kwintas tan-√°wun, Red hackles that look like a necklace.

  16. Mr. Tegetmeier is convinced that a game-cock, though disfigured by being dubbed with his hackles trimmed, would be accepted as readily as a male retaining all his natural ornaments.

  17. The male, however, of the wild Gallus bankiva retains his neck-hackles for nine or ten months; and when these are cast off, the underlying black feathers on the neck are fully exposed to view.

  18. Cock-fighters trim the hackles and cut off the comb and gills of their cocks; and the birds are then said to be dubbed.

  19. In the Polish fowl the male is ornamented with a topknot of hackles {392} like those on his neck, whilst the female has one of common feathers.

  20. The cuckoo or blue-mottled Dorking cock, when old, is liable to acquire yellow or orange hackles in place of his proper bluish-grey hackles.

  21. They are either hackles or split-winged flies.

  22. The flies should be trout patterns of coachman, gray drake, black gnat, Henshall, or any of the hackles on hooks Nos.

  23. Didn't you tell us that you had been to see the old party on business, and had spied the hackles walking about in his yard?

  24. Rashe meanwhile clapped her hands with exultation, and there was a regular chatter of eager voices--'I should like to know how you would get the hackles out of a suburban poultry fancier.

  25. The Sebright bantam is destitute of hackles and sickle tail-feathers.

  26. The eye of the hook on the finished fly is filled with hair, tying silk, hackles and cement.

  27. Hackles for the dry fly must be stiff with very little or no web.

  28. With such hackles a dry fly can be sparsely dressed as it should be and still maintain its natural balance and floating qualities.

  29. As wet flies should have hackles only on the bottom or underneath side, many hackles that are otherwise too large can be used in this way.

  30. Sometimes two hackles are used, these are laid together, and both butts tied in at the same time.

  31. To make the hackle more full near the head, one or more hackles are tied in at the same time as Figs.

  32. A needle pushed into a stick, for picking out hackles that are wound under, and for putting lacquer on the finished head, completes the list of necessary tools.

  33. Skylark dropped as Maroon drew by, Their hackles lifted, they scored to cry.

  34. They pulled up suddenly, and looked at one another, with the tawny curls of their ears in a tremble, and the hackles of their necks thrown back, and every hair to the tips of their tails quivering with incredulity.

  35. Fire burst from its open mouth, its eyes glowed with a smouldering glare, its muzzle and hackles and dewlap were outlined in flickering flame.

  36. Blood was in full cry, the foam blowing from his jaws, the hackles stiff upon his back.

  37. In front stood the defeated dog, his lips wrinkling and hackles rising, as he, too, saw and heard and understood.

  38. His hackles ran up, each individual hair stood on end till his whole body resembled a new-shorn wheat-field; and a snarl, like a rusty brake shoved hard down escaped from between his teeth.

  39. The colour being white could not show sexual differences, the neck hackles were but moderately developed, saddle hackles practically absent, the tail resembled that of the hen.

  40. Saddle hackles short, hanging only a little below the end of the wing.

  41. Neck hackles well developed, similar to those of an entire cock.

  42. This was a huge animal with bristling hackles who was covered with wounds and scars received no doubt in defending his title of leader of the pack.

  43. The dog stopped short, hackles erect, and fangs bared, emitting a series of deep-toned growls which to the object of his hostility should have been disconcerting, to put it mildly.


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