Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A caviler; a wrangler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A caviler; a wrangler.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In cutlery, a workman who forms and fixes the hafts or handles of knives.
  • n. A wrangler; a caviler; a debater. Hollyband, Dict., 1593.

Etymologies

German haften to cling or stick to, and English haffle. (Wiktionary)

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