Badgering
Badgering Badg"er*ing, n. 1. The act of one who badgers. [1913 Webster]

2. The practice of buying wheat and other kinds of food in one place and selling them in another for a profit. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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