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hackle fly

noun, Angling.
1.
an artificial fly made with hackles, usually without wings.
Also called hackle.
Origin of hackle fly
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80
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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
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