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hatchel

Saltos de línea: hatchel
Pronunciación: /ˈhatʃ(ə)l
 
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Definición de hatchel en inglés:

sustantivo

Another term for hackle (sense 3) of the noun).
Example sentences
  • One of these books contained illustrations of a hatchel and described how it was used.
  • In this issue we will learn about that often overlooked tool used in flax processing, the hackle, also called a hatchel or a hetchel.
  • After opening the small cover, you will see two trails, right side and left side, where the hatchels shall be fixed, being toothed or straights.

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another term for hackle.
Example sentences
  • After the flax had been hatcheled, it was in the form of short, broken fibers called tow.
  • Instead of sowing five pecks to the acre, sow five or more bushels, and you will raise flax as soft as silk; from such flax fibres can be hatcheled as fine as spinster's webs.
  • Flax was raised, and after grandfather had broken, swingled and hatchelled it, grandmother spun it into thread, which sold for $1.50 per pound.

Origen

Middle English hechele, of West Germanic origin, related to hook.

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