- A shift or turn from the point in question; a trifling or
evasive distinction; an evasion; a cavil. - A pun; a low conceit.
2 . Quibble
[ v. i.]
- To evade the point in question by artifice, play upon
words, caviling, or by raising any insignificant or impertinent
question or point; to trifle in argument or discourse; to equivocate. - To pun; to practice punning.