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Derived forms of pettifoggerpettifoggery, noun
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Now, which was the best pedigree, that of the son of the pastry-cook, or that of the son of the pettifogger?The Romany Rye|George Borrow
Thinking it well beneath me to measure words with this knavish pettifogger, I looked beyond him and spoke to his master.The Master of Appleby|Francis Lynde
A happy thought suggested itself—one worthy of the unscrupulous theological pettifogger that he is.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?|John B. Remsburg
Pettifogger, pet′i-fog-ėr, n. a lawyer who practises only in paltry cases.
Anything can be proved by two false witnesses—thinks the pettifogger.Plays--First Series|August Strindberg