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chaffer (n.)

"a bargain," early 13c., cheffare "buying and selling," also (14c.) cheapfare, probably from Old English ceap "bargain, traffic, gain, sale" (see cheap) + faru "faring, going" (see fare (n.)). In later use, "haggling." The verb is recorded from mid-14c. as "to trade, buy and sell," from 1725 as "to haggle."

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Definitions of chaffer

chaffer (v.)
wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.);
Synonyms: haggle / higgle / huckster
chaffer (v.)
talk socially without exchanging too much information;
Synonyms: chew the fat / shoot the breeze / chat / confabulate / confab / chitchat / chit-chat / chatter / natter / gossip / jaw / claver / visit
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