Pettifog

Pettifog is an English back-formation of pettifogger, a quibbler of details. It is also a stock character in comedy, often a lawyer or professor. It can refer to: ...
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Pettifog

• (v. i.) To do a petty business as a lawyer; also, to do law business in a petty or tricky way. • (v. t.) To advocate like a pettifogger; to argue trickily; as, to pettifog a claim.
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Pettifog

Pet'ti·fog intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pettifogged ; present participle & verbal noun Pettifogging .] [ Petty + fog to pettifog.] To do a petty business as a lawyer; also, to do law business in a petty o...
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Pettifog

Pet'ti·fog transitive verb To advocate like a pettifogger; to argue trickily; as, to pettifog a claim. [ Colloq.]
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/67
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