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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haggle  \Hag"gle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Haggled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Haggling}.]  [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  make  rough  or  mangle  by 
  cutting;  as  a  boy  haggles  a  stick  of  wood. 
 
  Suffolk  first  died,  and  York,  all  haggled  o'er,  Comes 
  to  him  where  in  gore  he  lay  insteeped.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haggle  \Hag"gle\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  difficult  in  bargaining;  to  stick  at  small  matters;  to 
  chaffer;  to  higgle. 
 
  Royalty  and  science  never  haggled  about  the  value  of 
  blood.  --Walpole. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haggle  \Hag"gle\,  n. 
  The  act  or  process  of  haggling.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  haggle 
  n  :  an  instance  of  intense  bargaining  [syn:  {haggling},  {wrangle}, 
  {wrangling}] 
  v  :  bargain  or  wrangle  (over  a  price,  terms  of  an  agreement, 
  etc.);  "Let's  not  haggle  over  a  few  dollars"  [syn:  {higgle}, 
  {chaffer},  {huckster},  {dicker}] 




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