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  • v  wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
  • v  talk socially without exchanging too much information

  • Listening with every pore open to the gibes and chaffer of the two sophisticates is a green, young editorial hand, David Polonsky (obviously Angoff), a breathless and bewildered .
  • There appraisers sit with ancient scales, chaffer to the utmost kran, seal their purchase with a solemn glass of tea.
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  • Police continue investigating text message that led to lockdown of Roxana schools
    (KMOV) – Police continue to investigate after a text message prompted schools in Roxana, Ill. to be placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Roxana Community Unit School District 1 Superintendent Deb Kreutztrager said a student inside Roxana High School texted a family member about shots being fired at the school in the 400 block of N. Chaffer. The family member called police area authorities took ...
    April 2, 2014 - KMOV St. Louis

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