Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To haggle.

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  • v. To hawk or peddle provisions.
  • v. To wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To hawk or peddle provisions.
  • intransitive v. To chaffer; to stickle for small advantages in buying and selling; to haggle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To chaffer; bargain closely and persistently; strive for advantage in bargaining, especially in a petty way.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)

Etymologies

Probably alteration of haggle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • from Thomas Carlyle's The French Revolution

    March 6, 2011

  • The pedlar sweats with his pack on his back -- the purchaser higgles about the odd cent. Whitman, Song of Myself

    December 9, 2006