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intr.v. hig·gled, hig·gling, hig·gles
[Probably alteration of haggle.]
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a less common word for haggle
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v.i. -gled, -gling.
to bargain, esp. in a petty way; haggle.
[1625–35; appar. alter. of haggle]
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Past participle: higgled
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|Verb||1.||higgle - wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"|
bargain down, beat down - persuade the seller to accept a lower price; "She beat the merchant down $100"
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