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Squabbled Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Squabble \Squab"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squabbled; p. pr. &
vb. n. Squabbling.] [Cf. dial. Sw. skvabbel a dispute,
skvappa to chide.]
- To contend for superiority in an unseemly maner; to scuffle; to struggle; to wrangle; to quarrel.
- To debate peevishly; to dispute. The sense of these propositions is very plain, though logicians might squabble a whole day whether they should rank them under negative or affirmative. --I. Watts. Syn: To dispute; contend; scuffle; wrangle; quarrel; struggle.
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- NZ minor party leaders in first TV debate
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