herl

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Noun[edit]

herl (plural herls)

  1. (obsolete) A strand of hair
  2. The fibrous shaft or barb of a feather (especially that of the ostrich or peacock) used to make artificial flies for angling
  3. An artificial fly made with this barb

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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