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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

RAGGLE, v.3, n.2

I. v.intr. To wrangle, dispute, bicker, banter (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 138; Abd. 1967); to haggle in bargaining (Rxb. a.1838 Jam. MSS. XI. 148).

II. n. A wrangle, dispute, argument (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 138; Abd. 1967).

[? Conflation of wrangle and haggle. ? Cf. also Rag, n.2, v.2]

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