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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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According to zoo officials, head mahout Mohammad Bilal and his deputy Mohammad Jalal have been suspended for stealing Kavaan's food and quarrelling with a visitor.
SARGODHA -- A man killed his infant daughter after quarrelling with his wife, in the precincts of Nowshera police station.
The deceased, Lodou Lokwaloket,40, had been quarrelling with his family over a piece of land belonging to their late great-grandfather.
FAISALABAD -- A man set his elder brother on fire after quarrelling over a minor dispute and his clothes also caught fire whereas their third brother received burns while saving them, here on Monday.
Romanians believed quarrelling was inappropriate with close others more than Americans did, z = 3.09, p < .01, and that it was inappropriate to debate/discuss issues with unreasonable individuals more than Americans did, z = 3.90, p < .001.