follow Dictionary.com

Is it awhile or a while? Find out

hackle fly

noun, Angling.
1.
an artificial fly made with hackles, usually without wings.
Also called hackle.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for hackle-fly

hackle fly

noun
1.
(angling) an artificial fly in which the legs and wings are represented by hackle feathers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for hackle

15
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with hackle-fly

Nearby words for hackle-fly