Quarrel means a fight or dispute.(noun)
An example of quarrel is a disagreement between two children as to who a toy belongs to.
Quarrel is defined as to find fault or argue with someone.(verb)
An example of quarrel is for a teenager to debate with his mother over his curfew.
See quarrel in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME quarel < OFr < ML querellus < VL *quadrellum, dim. of L quadrus, a square
Origin: ME quarel < OFr querele < L querela, complaint < queri, to complain, lament < IE base *wes-, to pant, snort > wheeze
See quarrel in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English querele
Origin: , from Old French, complaint
Origin: , from Latin querella, querēla
Origin: , from querī, to complain; see kwes- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Middle English quarel
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *quadrellus
Origin: , diminutive of Late Latin quadrus, square
Origin: , from Latin quadrum; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.
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