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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

EAGGLE-BAGGLE, EAGGLE-BARGIN, v. To wrangle, argue with persistence (Sc.1721 Ramsay Poems, Gl., eaggle-bargin, Lth. 1887 Jam.6, eaggle-baggle). Variant forms of Argle-bargle, and Argle-Barg(a)in, q.v.

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