Definition of hackles

Common misspellings:
  • hackels (80.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. His hackles rose as he thought of a senseless plunge into unplumbed distance - Comet's Burial by Raymond Zinke Gallun

  2. At this point they reached the mouth of the creek that had wriggled down from some spring and Ace elected to follow it upstream with his Brown Hackles which he dropped on the water with the most delicate care lest their advent appear an unnatural performance to the wary troutlets watching from the shady pools - Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee