hackles

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hackles a feeling of anger and animosity "having one's hackles or dander up"
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Usage

In literature:

They would rush at Hackle or Coachman or Silver Doctor, swirl under it, jump over it, but never take it in.
"Wood Folk at School" by William J. Long
After the first hackle, called a ruffler, six other finer hackles were often used.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
One Palmer and two small hackle Flies on your stretcher give a tolerable good chance.
"The Teesdale Angler" by R Lakeland
I'm not at all sure that humanity oughtn't to be hackled like weeds, and so toughen its hold on life.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
The hackles do not differ much in the various breeds, but are short and stiff in Malays, and absent in Hennies.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
I shall just like to see how you'll look when you're being cross-hackled by one of them learned gents.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
The little moth he ignored, but he kept an eye on the red hackle as it trailed and danced hither and thither across the pool.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Small hackles for drying hemp.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
They are usually made very full in the body, and dressed with heron's hackle.
"Scotch Loch-Fishing" by AKA Black Palmer, William Senior
Flax Hackle, late 19th century.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
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In poetry:

Was it light, was it shadow he followed,
That he swept through those desperate tracts,
With his hair beating back on his shoulders
Like the tops of the wind-hackled flax?
"Safi" by Henry Kendall

In news:

'Anglo-Saxon' quote by Mitt Romney aide in UK raises hackles -- and chuckles.
WSSU early-voting list raises GOP hackles .
Horror helmer raises hackers' hackles .
Lego 'Ladyfigs' raise the hackles of feminists.
Stepmom' raises a woman's hackles .
Health Commissioner's Short House Call To Rockaways On Peninsula Hospital Raises Hackles .
Bloomberg's swipe raises Buffalo's hackles .
Plan in Mississippi raises hackles .
Virginia Tech student paper's Web site raising hackles .
Reporter's Podcast: U.S.-Colombia Military Deal Raises Hackles at Summit.
Obama's tax plans raise high-tech hackles .
Releasing a small wild rainbow caught on soft hackles .
Releasing a small wild rainbow caught on soft hackles in late October.
CNN's Coverage of China is Raising Hackles .
Well-intentioned though it is, the proposal to remove ten Norway maples between the new West Tisbury Library and the Field Gallery has predictably raised the hackles of some residents.
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In science:

Devereaux T P and Hackl R 2006 arXiv:cond-mat/0607554. To appear Rev.
Examination of the claim by Loram and Tallon that the energy-resolved STM results, in their apparent inhomogeneity, misrepresent the true bulk behaviour of the HTSC cuprates
How, you probably don’t wish to know, did your authors vote on the various Plutonian issues? Not at all, it turns out, for the one who was there was skippering the team of students who ran up and down the aisles counting the raised yellow cards of the voters (slightly different from raised hackles, but not entirely).
Astrophysics in 2006
Devereaux and Rudi Hackl, “Inelastic light scattering from correlated electrons”, Rev.
Electrodynamics of correlated electron systems
Recent measurements by Hackl et al. (1996) for the Raman intensity in the superconducting state for various symmetries in optimally doped Bi 2212 are shown in Fig. 42 from Einzel and Hackl (1996).
The pseudogap in high-temperature superconductors: an experimental survey
Experimental results in optimally doped materials show that the scattering rate determined this way has a linear temperature dependence with a zero intercept very similar to what is observed in the optical conductivity (Hackl et al. (1996), Naeini et al. (1997)).
The pseudogap in high-temperature superconductors: an experimental survey
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