quarrel-picker love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who picks quarrels; one who is quarrelsome.
  • n. A glazier: with punning allusion to quarrel, n., 3 .

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  • "A glazier; from the small squares in casements, called carreaux, vulgarly quarrels."
    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 12, 2008