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chaffered


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaffer  \Chaf"fer\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chaffered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Chaffering}.]  [OE.  chaffaren  fr  chaffare  chapfare 
  cheapfare  a  bargaining.  See  {Chaffer},  n.] 
  1.  To  treat  or  dispute  about  a  purchase;  to  bargain;  to 
  haggle  or  higgle;  to  negotiate. 
 
  To  chaffer  for  preferments  with  his  gold.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  talk  much  and  idly;  to  chatter.  --Trench. 




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