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harl


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harl  \Harl\,  n.  [Cf.  OHG.  harluf  noose,  rope;  E.  hards  refuse  of 
  flax.] 
  1.  A  filamentous  substance;  especially,  the  filaments  of  flax 
  or  hemp. 
 
  2.  A  barb,  or  barbs,  of  a  fine  large  feather,  as  of  a  peacock 
  or  ostrich,  --  used  in  dressing  artificial  flies.  [Written 
  also  {herl}.] 




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