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"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
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
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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