Definitions from The Online Plain Text English Dictionary:
(v. i.) To do a petty business as a lawyer; also, to do law business in a petty or tricky way.
(v. t.) To advocate like a pettifogger; to argue trickily; as, to pettifog a claim.
OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)
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