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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Badger  \Badg"er\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Badgered}  (?);p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Badgering}.]  [For  sense  1,  see  2d  {Badger};  for  2, 
  see  1st  {Badger}.] 
  1.  To  tease  or  annoy,  as  a  badger  when  baited;  to  worry  or 
  irritate  persistently. 
 
  2.  To  beat  down  to  cheapen;  to  barter;  to  bargain. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Badgering  \Badg"er*ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  one  who  badgers. 
 
  2.  The  practice  of  buying  wheat  and  other  kinds  of  food  in 
  one  place  and  selling  them  in  another  for  a  profit.  [Prov. 
  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  badgering 
  n  :  the  act  of  harassing  someone  [syn:  {worrying},  {torment},  {bedevilment}] 




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