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The word "hack" is derived from the British term "hackneyed" meaning, "over used and thus cheapened, or trite".

In a letter to Franz Brendel of September 7, 1863, Liszt wrote, Les Préludes was a hackneyed piece, but he had played it through again, to touch up the closing movement of
people by the end of the second block.

The load of menace in his tone raised hackles all around the room.

Gordon Griffiths kits now contain Hoffman genetic hackles - The Very Best! But in the polarized days of the late '60s, Donovan's anti-drug stance definitely raised hackles in some quarters.

With this sort of attitude they raised hackles everywhere.

Dry flies are tied using feathers from cock birds which are stiffer than the hackles from hen birds normally used for wet flies.

Neck HNE Turrall Hen hackles Black Natural Comp.

For parachute flies you can use large hackles very well.

As Netanyahu prepared to embark on the trip, a controversy over his appointment of a new communications director raised hackles in Washington and at home.

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