Origin: orig. Scotto annoy or harass (a speaker) by interrupting with questions or taunts
Origin: ME hekelin < hechele: see hackle
See heckle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb heck·led, heck·ling, heck·les
Origin: Middle English hekelen, to comb with a hatchel
Origin: , from hekel, hatchel
Origin: , from Middle Dutch; see keg- in Indo-European roots.
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