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Definitions:

  • To engage in a bad-tempered argument, often over a trivial matter; bicker. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> argue</strong>.
  • A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
  • To engage in a noisy quarrel or row; wrangle; quarrel and fight noisily; brawl; scuffle.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To jangle. See <internalXref urlencoded="quarrel">quarrel</internalXref>, <em>n.</em>
  • In <em>printing</em>, to disarrange andmix (lines of composed types) when they are standing on their feet.
  • A wrangle; a dispute; a brawl; a scuffle; a noisy quarrel.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Brawl, Wrangle</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="quarrel">quarrel</internalXref>.
  • To disarrange, so that the letters or lines stand awry or are mixed and need careful readjustment; -- said of type that has been set up.
  • A scuffle; a wrangle; a brawl.
  • To contend for superiority in an unseemly manner; to scuffle; to struggle; to wrangle; to quarrel.
  • To debate peevishly; to dispute.
  • A minor <xref>fight</xref> or <xref>argument</xref> as between children, for example.
  • To participate in a minor fight or argument.
  • a quarrel about petty points
  • argue over petty things
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