higgle

verb
hig·​gle | \ ˈhi-gəl How to pronounce higgle (audio) \
higgled; higgling\ ˈhi-​g(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce higgling (audio) \

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higgler \ ˈhi-​g(ə-​)lər How to pronounce higgler (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of higgle

1633, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for higgle

probably alteration of haggle

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The first known use of higgle was in 1633

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“Higgle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/higgle. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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