[ hak-lee ]
/ ˈhæk li /
rough or jagged, as if hacked: Some minerals break with a hackly fracture.
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Examples from the Web for hackly
It offers no indications of internal structure, but, on being separated by mechanical violence, exhibits a hackly fracture.
It breaks with a rough, hackly fracture, is easily pulverised, and its powder is of a bright buff-yellow colour.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley