verb (used without object), stick·led, stick·ling.
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Every body may be d——d, as they seem fond of it, and resolve to stickle lustily for endless brimstone.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III|Thomas Moore
Cringe, in the sense of to constrain; and so to stickle, or haggle.Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I|Richard Cocks
I would not stickle about hours, but the money and the drink are very just.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli
At the usual hour that night the employés of Stickle and Screw left work and took their several ways home ward.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
Such is the influence of Government, that the Devil will every where stickle mightily, to have that siding with him.The Wonders of the Invisible World|Cotton Mather