higgler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From higgle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

higgler (plural higglers)

  1. (archaic) A person who trades in dairy, poultry, and small game animals.
  2. A person who haggles or negotiates for lower prices.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1749Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Book III ch x
    He was, besides, the best sacrifice the higgler could make, as he had supplied him with no game since; and by this means the witness had an opportunity of screening his better customers:

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