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- n. nagging or carping criticism
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Resemblance to Zoilus in style or manner; carping criticism; detraction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Criticism like that of Zoilus; illiberal or carping criticism; unjust censure.
From the works of Zoilus (Ancient Greek: Ζωΐλος), a classical Greek, who was highly critical of Homer. (Wiktionary)