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QUARREL. A dispute; a difference. In law, particularly in releases, which are taken most strongly against the releasor, when a man releases all quarrels he is said to release all actions, real and personal. 8 Co. 153.

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The quarrelers went out in the street, where the men stirred up a shootout from the pistols.
The willingness of the arbitrators to intervene impartially is greatest if several quarrelers are involved in a dispute as such conflicts particularly jeopardize group peace.
Why, as many think, war can resolve problems, don't we let the quarrelers sort out the issues themselves?