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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

HEEGLE-HAGGLE, v. To haggle, argue-bargue, a redupl. form of haggle, to bargain (Ags. 1956).Mry. 1873 J. Brown Round Table Club 54:
Gin I waur ane o' yer ritalastocks, I wadna heegle-haggle aboot it, I wad gang o'er tae Roome at ance, an' nae haud by the cat an' play wi' the kittlin'.

[From higgle + haggle.]

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