Quibble

Quib"ble

, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quibbled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Quibbling (?).] 1. To evade the point in question by artifice, play upon words, caviling, or by raising any insignificant or impertinent question or point; to trifle in argument or discourse; to equivocate.
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2. To pun; to practice punning. Cudworth.
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Syn. -- To cavil; shuffle; equivocate; trifle.
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