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herl

Saltos de línea: herl
Pronunciación: /həːl
 
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Definición de herl en inglés:

sustantivo

A barb or filament of a feather used in dressing a fishing fly.
Example sentences
  • Four natural peacock herls are also used to form the back and head.
  • Tie in silver oval tinsel under the hook, followed by peach wool tail and two peacock herls.
  • Bring the peacock herl forward to form a back to the fly and tie off.

Origen

late Middle English: apparently of Germanic origin and related to Middle Low German harle.

Words that rhyme with herl

birl, burl, churl, curl, earl, Erle, furl, girl, hurl, knurl, merle, pas seul, pearl, purl, Searle, skirl, squirl, swirl, twirl, whirl, whorl

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