Li*ti"gious(?), a. [L. litigiosus, fr. litigium dispute, quarrel, fr. litigare: cf. F. litigieux. See Litigation.] 1. Inclined to initiate lawsuits; given to the practice of contending in law; fond of litigation. " A pettifogging attorney or a litigious client." Macaulay.
Soldiers find wars, and lawyers find out stillDonne.
Litigious men, who quarrels move.
2. Hence: Quarrelsome; contentious; argumentative.
3. Subject to contention; disputable; controvertible; debatable; doubtful; precarious.
No fences, parted fields, nor marks, nor bounds,Dryden.
Distinguished acres of litigious grounds.
4. Of or pertaining to legal disputes.
Nor brothers cite to the litigious bar.Young.
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