haggles

 it haggles, it hails. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Haggle — Hag gle (h[a^]g g l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Haggled} ( g ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Haggling} ( gl[i^]ng).] [Freq. of Scot. hag, E. hack. See {Hack} to cut.] To cut roughly or hack; to cut into small pieces; to notch or cut in an unskillful manner; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Haggler — Hag gler (h[a^]g gl[ e]r), n. 1. One who haggles or is difficult in bargaining. [1913 Webster] 2. One who forestalls a market; a middleman between producer and dealer in London vegetable markets. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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