haggle

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haggle

verb argue, bargain, beat down, bid for, chaffer, deal, dicker, dispute, drive a bargain, higgle, make terms, negotiate, palter, quibble, stickle, underbid, wrangle
Associated concepts: arm's-length bargaining, bickering over price
See also: barter, cavil, dicker, negotiate
References in classic literature ?
But there are ale, mead, and wine in the buttery, and the steward a merry rogue, who will not haggle over a quart or two.
They had not then learned, as I am told, to haggle for bargains with the pertinacity which now distinguishes them.
That's Ryabinin's way of doing business; he doesn't haggle over every half-penny," he added, scowling and waving the pocketbook.
I only desire her to go into the High Street' (and then he pulls out a turnover), 'to such a shop'; and then he tells them a long story of two fine neckcloths he had bid money for, and he wanted to have me go and make an errand to buy a neck to the turnover that he showed, to see if they would take my money for the neckcloths; to bid a shilling more, and haggle with them; and then he made more errands, and so continued to have such petty business to do, that I should be sure to stay a good while.