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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·rel, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quarreled or Quarrelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Quarreling or Quarrelling.]
 1. To violate concord or agreement; to have a difference; to fall out; to be or become antagonistic.
    Our people quarrel with obedience.   --Shak.
 But some defect in her
 Did quarrel with the noblest grace she owed.   --Shak.
 2. To dispute angrily, or violently; to wrangle; to scold; to altercate; to contend; to fight.
    Beasts called sociable quarrel in hunger and lust.   --Sir W. Temple.
 3. To find fault; to cavil; as, to quarrel with one's lot.
    I will not quarrel with a slight mistake.   --Roscommon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
           [syn: wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup]
      2: an arrow that is shot from a crossbow; has a head with four
      v : have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the
          question as to who discovered America"; "These tewo
          fellows are always scrapping over something" [syn: dispute,
           scrap, argufy, altercate]
      [also: quarrelling, quarrelled]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See quarrel