Definition of Herls
1. Noun. (plural of herl) ¹
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Definition of Herls
1. herl [n] - See also: herl
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Literary usage of Herls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Book on Angling: Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Angling in Every by Francis Francis (1867)
"Then take hold of the peacock's herls and wind them round and round the hook side by side, up to the silk, when seize them down with two or * This is one ..."
2. The Practical Fisherman: Dealing with the Natural History, the Legendary by John Harrington Keene (1881)
"Now carefully take the two herls between u- right forefinger and thumb, and wind them helically to the end of the shank, release the ailk and secure the ..."
3. The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and by Charles Hallock (1878)
"... you twist both herls and wrap, ping silk slightly, winding in the meanwhile as far up the shank of the hook as you intend the body to extend, ..."
4. The Fly-fisher's Entomology: With Coloured Representations of the Natural by Alfred Ronalds (1883)
"Tie in (with the same thread, cd) another hackle, KL, by the butt, together with three peacock's herls, M N. 6. Wind the thread cd with the peacock's ..."
5. Flora scotica, or, A description of Scottish plants, arranged both according by William Jackson Hooker (1821)
"herls. Leaves radical. Flowers on scapes. 1. DROSERA. Cal. 5-cleft. Petals^. Styles^. Caps. 1-celled,3—5-valved, many-seeded. ..."
6. The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide: The Game Animals, Birds and by Charles Hallock (1877)
"... .you twist both herls and wrapping silk slightly, winding in the meanwhile as far up the shank of the hook as you -intend the body to extend, ..."