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What is "Hackling" - Definition & Explanation

A combing process in the preparation of flax, designed to separate and straighten the fibres and remove tow.

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lightweight fabric, made of cotton or manufactured fiber, having crinkled stripes made by weaving some of the warp threads slack and others tight. Woven seersucker is more expensive than imitations...

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