Bargained
Bargain Bar"gain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bargained} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bargaining}.] To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another. [1913 Webster]

{To bargain away}, to dispose of in a bargain; -- usually with a sense of loss or disadvantage; as, to bargain away one's birthright. ``The heir . . . had somehow bargained away the estate.'' --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]


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