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hatch·el

 (hăch′əl)
n.
A comb for separating flax fibers.
tr.v. hatch·eled, hatch·el·ing, hatch·els also hatch·elled or hatch·el·ling
To separate (flax fibers) with a hatchel.

[Middle English hechel, possibly from Old English *hecel; akin to Middle Dutch hekel; see heckle.]

hatchel

(ˈhætʃəl)
vbn, -els, -elling or -elled, -els, -eling or -eled
another word for heckle2, heckle3
[C13: hechele, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German hāko hook, Middle Dutch hekele hackle]
ˈhatcheller n

hatchel


Past participle: hatchelled
Gerund: hatchelling

Imperative
hatchel
hatchel
Present
I hatchel
you hatchel
he/she/it hatchels
we hatchel
you hatchel
they hatchel
Preterite
I hatchelled
you hatchelled
he/she/it hatchelled
we hatchelled
you hatchelled
they hatchelled
Present Continuous
I am hatchelling
you are hatchelling
he/she/it is hatchelling
we are hatchelling
you are hatchelling
they are hatchelling
Present Perfect
I have hatchelled
you have hatchelled
he/she/it has hatchelled
we have hatchelled
you have hatchelled
they have hatchelled
Past Continuous
I was hatchelling
you were hatchelling
he/she/it was hatchelling
we were hatchelling
you were hatchelling
they were hatchelling
Past Perfect
I had hatchelled
you had hatchelled
he/she/it had hatchelled
we had hatchelled
you had hatchelled
they had hatchelled
Future
I will hatchel
you will hatchel
he/she/it will hatchel
we will hatchel
you will hatchel
they will hatchel
Future Perfect
I will have hatchelled
you will have hatchelled
he/she/it will have hatchelled
we will have hatchelled
you will have hatchelled
they will have hatchelled
Future Continuous
I will be hatchelling
you will be hatchelling
he/she/it will be hatchelling
we will be hatchelling
you will be hatchelling
they will be hatchelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hatchelling
you have been hatchelling
he/she/it has been hatchelling
we have been hatchelling
you have been hatchelling
they have been hatchelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hatchelling
you will have been hatchelling
he/she/it will have been hatchelling
we will have been hatchelling
you will have been hatchelling
they will have been hatchelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hatchelling
you had been hatchelling
he/she/it had been hatchelling
we had been hatchelling
you had been hatchelling
they had been hatchelling
Conditional
I would hatchel
you would hatchel
he/she/it would hatchel
we would hatchel
you would hatchel
they would hatchel
Past Conditional
I would have hatchelled
you would have hatchelled
he/she/it would have hatchelled
we would have hatchelled
you would have hatchelled
they would have hatchelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hatchel - a comb for separating flax fibers
comb - any of several tools for straightening fibers
Verb1.hatchel - comb with a heckle; "heckle hemp or flax"
comb - straighten with a comb; "comb your hair"
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