pettifoggeries
Pettifoggery Pet"ti*fog`ger*y, n.; pl. {pettifoggeries}. The practice or arts of a pettifogger; disreputable tricks; quibbles. [1913 Webster]

Quirks of law, and pettifoggeries. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pettifoggery — Pet ti*fog ger*y, n.; pl. {pettifoggeries}. The practice or arts of a pettifogger; disreputable tricks; quibbles. [1913 Webster] Quirks of law, and pettifoggeries. Barrow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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