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squabble (n.)

c. 1600, probably from a Scandinavian source and of imitative origin (compare dialectal Swedish skvabbel "a quarrel, a dispute," dialectal German schwabbeln "to babble, prattle"). The verb also is from c. 1600. Related: Squabbled; squabbling.

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Definitions of squabble from WordNet
1
squabble (v.)
argue over petty things;
Synonyms: quibble / niggle / pettifog / bicker / brabble
2
squabble (n.)
a quarrel about petty points;
Synonyms: bicker / bickering / spat / tiff / pettifoggery / fuss
From wordnet.princeton.edu