Definition of Higgler

1. n. One who higgles.



Definition of Higgler

1. Noun. (archaic) A person who trades in dairy, poultry, and small game animals. ¹

2. Noun. A person who haggles or negotiates for lower prices. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Higgler

1. one that higgles [n -S] - See also: higgles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Higgler

hierotheca
hierothecae
hierotherapy
hierourgy
hierurgies
hierurgy
hies
hifalutin
hig-taper
higab
higashi
higgle
higgled
higgledy-piggledy
higgledypiggledy
higgler (current term)
higglers
higgles
higgling
higglings
high
high-and-dry(p)
high-and-mighty
high-angle fire
high-angle gun
high-backed
high-beam
high-beams
high-blown
high-born

Literary usage of Higgler

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1. A Practical Treatise on Breeding, Rearing, and Fattening All Kinds of by John Lawrence (1842)
"We disposed of the surplus, for the greater part, to a higgler in the vicinity, who allowed us a certain advance upon his common ..."

2. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1832)
"... shall carry any timber or other article above twenty-five feet long on any cart or carriage not having more than two wheels ; or if any hawker, higgler, ..."

3. A History of the English Poor Law: In Connection with the State of the by George Nicholls, Thomas Mackay (1898)
"It enacts that any higgler, carrier, innkeeper, or victualler, having game in his possession, or who shall buy, sell, or offer to sell the same, shall, ..."

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