aggle and jaggle


Morphology
rhyming phrase

Classification
contention, speech
Roget's: #794. Barter.

Definition
(verb) dispute over the terms of a sale; haggle.

Usage
Provenance: Lakelands.

Quotations
First attested in 1898.

References
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete vocabulary of all dialect words still in use, or known to have been in use during the last two hundred years; founded on the publications of the English Dialect Society and on a large amount of material never before printed. Edited by Joseph Wright. Oxford University Press, 1898~1905. [See biblography.]


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