Badgered
Badger Badg"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Badgered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Badgering}.] [For sense 1, see 2d {Badger}; for 2, see 1st {Badger}.] 1. To tease or annoy, as a badger when baited; to worry or irritate persistently. [1913 Webster]

2. To beat down; to cheapen; to barter; to bargain. [1913 Webster]


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