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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Chaffer \Chaf"fer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chaffered; p. pr. &
vb. n. Chaffering.] [OE. chaffaren, fr. chaffare, chapfare,
cheapfare, a bargaining. See Chaffer, n.]
1. To treat or dispute about a purchase; to bargain; to
haggle or higgle; to negotiate.
To chaffer for preferments with his gold. --Dryden.
2. To talk much and idly; to chatter. --Trench.
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