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  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. 




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