Haffle Haf"fle (h[a^]f"f'l), v. i. [Cf. G. haften to cling, stick to, Prov. G., to stop, stammer.] To stammer; to speak unintelligibly; to prevaricate. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • haffle — I Cleveland Dialect List to stammer or hesitate in speech: to haffle and snaffle II North Country (Newcastle) Words to waver, to speak unintelligibly, to prevaricate …   English dialects glossary

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  • Hafter — Haft er ( [ e]r), n. [Cf. G. haften to cling or stick to, and E. haffle.] A caviler; a wrangler. [Obs.] Baret. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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