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Origin of herl
Words nearby herl
Example sentences from the Web for herl
Red Clock,—wings and legs red; Peacock's brown herl, and bright red silk for body.
Twitchbell—inside of lightest part of Starling's quill feather for wings, brown hackle for legs, brown Peacock's herl for body.
Body greenish herl of Peacock,—ribbed with gold tinsel,—wrapt with red silk,—red hackle over all.
A brown mallard, or dark hen-pheasant tail for wing, a black hackle for legs, and the necessary peacock-herl body.Prose Idylls|Charles Kingsley
Wind silk floss (E) over the herl about half way up the hook.How to Tie Flies|E. C. Gregg