pick a quarrel

Definition of pick a quarrel

  1. :  to start a disagreement or argument It would be foolish to pick a quarrel with him.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pierce, penetrate, or break up with a pointed instrument

    :  to remove bit by bit

    :  to remove covering or adhering matter from

  1. :  a blow or stroke with a pointed instrument

    :  the act or privilege of choosing or selecting :  choice

    :  the best or choicest one

  1. :  a heavy wooden-handled iron or steel tool pointed at one or both ends — compare mattock

    :  toothpick

    :  picklock

  1. :  to throw or thrust with effort :  hurl

    :  to throw (a shuttle) across the loom

  1. :  the act of pitching or throwing

    :  something thrown

    :  a throw of the shuttle

  1. :  a square-headed bolt or arrow especially for a crossbow

  1. :  a ground of dispute or complaint

    :  a usually verbal conflict between antagonists :  altercation

  1. :  to find fault

    :  to contend or dispute actively

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