[hag-uh l] /ˈhæg əl/
verb (used without object), haggled, haggling.
to bargain in a petty, quibbling, and often contentious manner:
They spent hours haggling over the price of fish.
to wrangle, dispute, or cavil:
The senators haggled interminably over the proposed bill.
verb (used with object), haggled, haggling.
to mangle in cutting; hack.
to settle on by haggling.
Archaic. to harass with wrangling or haggling.
the act of haggling; wrangle or dispute over terms.
(intransitive) often foll by over. to bargain or wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc); barter
(transitive) (rare) to hack
1570s, “to cut unevenly” (implied in haggler), frequentative of haggen “to chop” (see hack (v.1)). Sense of “argue about price” first recorded c.1600, probably from notion of chopping away. Related: Haggled; haggling.
- H agglutinin
H agglutinin n. An agglutinin formed as the result of stimulation by, and reaction with a thermolabile antigen that is present in the flagella of motile microorganisms.
1. a combining form meaning “saint,” “holy,” used in the formation of compound words: hagiography; hagiocracy. combining form 1. indicating a saint, saints, or holiness: hagiography
[hey-jee-uh] /ˈheɪ dʒi ə/ plural noun, Eastern Church. 1. the Eucharistic elements before or after the consecration.
[hag-ee-ahr-kee, hey-jee-] /ˈhæg iˌɑr ki, ˈheɪ dʒi-/ noun, plural hagiarchies. 1. . /ˈhæɡɪˌɑːkɪ/ noun (pl) -archies 1. government by saints, holy men, or men in holy orders 2. an order of saints n. “government by persons in holy orders,” 1826; see hagiology + -archy. Not to be confused with hagiocracy “government by persons considered holy” […]