What does the word chaffer mean?

Usage examples for chaffer

  1. For Chaffer knew now what the danger was- it was a man; and he could, with his wonderful power of scent, smell him, although he was still a great distance away. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  2. Some of the rabble began to chaffer with this ancient hucksteress. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley