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Pettifog   Listen
verb
Pettifog  v. t.  To advocate like a pettifogger; to argue trickily; as, to pettifog a claim. (Colloq.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Pettifog" Quotes from Famous Books



... your intellect—when you know the oath as well as I—you pettifog like that! The oath says to appeal to justice and reason even after the first blow is struck. Why doesn't our premier appeal to the ...
— The Last Shot • Frederick Palmer



Words linked to "Pettifog" :   argue, pettifogger, squabble, debate, brabble, niggle, bicker



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