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Noun: pettifoggery
  1. A quarrel about petty points
    - bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, fuss, brannigan [US]

Derived forms: pettifoggeries

Type of: blue [Austral, NZ], dustup, quarrel, row[2], run-in, words, wrangle

Encyclopedia: Pettifoggery