Definition of Higglers

1. Noun. (plural of higgler) ¹



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Definition of Higglers

1. higgler [n] - See also: higgler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Higglers

hierothecae
hierotherapy
hierourgy
hierurgies
hierurgy
hies
hifalutin
hig-taper
higab
higashi
higgle
higgled
higgledy-piggledy
higgledypiggledy
higgler
higglers (current term)
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
high-bred

Literary usage of Higglers

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1. Some Longer Elizabethan Poems by Arthur Henry Bullen (1903)
"... Ordinaries, Hostelries, and other lodgings in and near London; where the Carriers, Waggons, Foot-posts and higglers do usually come from any parts, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"... are peds or panniers carried on the backs of horses, on which higglers used to ride and carry their commodities. It seems this homely but most useful ..."

3. Social England Illustrated: A Collection of XVIIth Century Tracts by Andrew Lang (1903)
"... Relation of The Inns, Ordinaries, Hostelries, and other lodgings in and near London; where the Carriers, Waggons, Foot-posts and higglers do usually ..."

4. The History of the Shoddy-trade: Its Rise, Progress, and Present Position by Samuel Jubb (1860)
"... rejoicing in the appellation of ' higglers,' or ' country hawkers,' these, of which there were quite a number, for we believe almost every Manufacturer, ..."

5. Witchcraft Illustrated: Witchcraft to be Understood. Facts, Theories and by Henrietta D. Kimball (1892)
"higglers. NOT long since, a gentleman travelling in India for the purpose or investigating the political life and social customs of that country, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Game Laws, and on Fisheries: With an Appendix, Containing by Joseph Chitty (1812)
"the sum of 5/. which ought not to be understood 51. for every hare, pheasant, &c. but for all sold at once; bat the penalty on higglers, &c. by the Statute ..."

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