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- n. Someone who quibbles over trifles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of pettifogger.
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_ Ay, from you; and the favour is, that before you honor me with the appellation of scoundrel, villain, pettyfogger, and some other such little genteel epithets, you will be pleased to examine my title to such distinctions.