We're just left to haggle over price: Should the successful pay forward 36% of their success or 39% or 28% or what.
Finally, the Hagel haggle highlighted a critical lesson for the pro-Israel community.
haggle over the numbers and details, attack the Senate for their failure to pass a budget, and then cut the best deal possible.
1570s, "to cut unevenly" (implied in haggler), frequentative of haggen "to chop" (see hack (v.1)). Sense of "argue about price" first recorded c.1600, probably from notion of chopping away. Related: Haggled; haggling.