Definition of Higgling

1. Verb. (present participle of higgle) ¹



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Definition of Higgling

1. higgle [v] - See also: higgle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Higgling

hierourgy
hierurgies
hierurgy
hies
hifalutin
hig-taper
higab
higashi
higgle
higgled
higgledy-piggledy
higgledypiggledy
higgler
higglers
higgles
higgling (current term)
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
high-bush blueberry
high-calorie diet

Literary usage of Higgling

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1. Industrial Democracy by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1902)
"CHAPTER II THE higgling OF THE MARKET IT is often taken for granted that the higgling of the market, in which the workman is interested, is confined to the ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"... nant of England, the royal assent was withheld, and the parliament was prorogued. after much higgling about the price to paid, and delivered into the ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Contrast tb: splendour of such a Government with the mem mercantile spirit of your British Parliament, higgling over contracts and cutting down clerk's' ..."

4. Economic and Social History of New England, 1620-1789 by William Babcock Weeden (1891)
"... singular practices, in the view of our time, were 8┬░tiations- in the higgling of dowries and marriage portions. Judge Sewall was, in every respect, ..."

5. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"SALVATOR ROSA AND THE higgling PRINCE. A Roman prince, more notorious for his pretensions to virtu than for his liberality to artists, sauntering one day in ..."

6. The Policy and Administration of the Dutch in Java by Clive Day (1904)
"... were the determining factors, when neither side had an accurate knowledge of the other's position. The faults of this system of higgling, known as the ..."

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