The fat fee is raising some hackles, but the head of the nonprofit she helped tells Shushannah Walshe she was worth the money.
But the conditions on the cash raised some hackles in Pakistan.
It is the connection of triclosan to dioxin that has appropriately raised the hackles of so many.
Fao's hackles were very evidently on the rise; Delcamp's face was hardening.
But his hackles remained raised as he accompanied the boy into the cabin.
With hackles bristling and teeth bared he approached us, emitting savage growls.
One or two of the nearer wolves raised their hackles and growled.
The hackles of the fly can be pressed against this, and so anointed with the greatest ease.
His stern was still erect, bladelike, his hackles almost as stiff as before.
He took up the scent of the two Navajos who had escaped into the rocks, and followed it with his hackles erect.
Old English hacele "cloak, mantle" (cf. Old High German hachul, Gothic hakuls "cloak;" Old Norse hekla "hooded frock"). Sense of "bird plumage" is first recorded early 15c., though this might be from unrelated Middle English hackle "flax comb" (see heckle (n.)) on supposed resemblance of comb to ruffled feathers. Metaphoric extension found in raise one's hackles (as a cock does when angry) is first recorded 1881.