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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pet·ti·fog·ger /ˈpɛtiˌfɔgɚ/
 訟棍,騙人的律師

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pet·ti·fog·ger n. A lawyer who deals in petty cases; an attorney whose methods are mean and tricky; an inferior lawyer.
    A pettifogger was lord chancellor.   --Macaulay.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 pettifogger
      n 1: a person (especially a lawyer or politician) who uses
           unscrupulous or unethical methods [syn: shyster]
      2: a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty
         objections [syn: quibbler, caviller, caviler]