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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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ARGLEBARGLER, n. Contentious person, disputer, debater.Ayr. 1821 Galt Ayrsh. Legatees Letter xi. 81:
As the arglebarglers in the House of Parliament have been threatening.

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