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QUARREL Definition & Legal Meaning

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This word Is said to extend not only to real and personal actions, but also to the causes of actions and suits; so that by the release of all “quarrels,” not only actions pending, but also causes of action and suit, are released; and “quarrels,” “con- troversies,” and “debates” are In law considered as having the same meaning. Co. Litt. 8, 153; Termes de la Ley. In an untechnlcal sense, It signifies an altercation, an angry dispute, an exchange of recriminations, taunts, threats or accusations between two persons. See Carr v. Con- yers, 84 Ga. 2S7, 10 S. E. 630, 20 Am. St. Rep. 357; Accident Ins. Co. v. Bennett, 90 Teun. 256, 16 S. W. 723, 25 Am. St. Rep. 6S5; Metcalf v. People, 2 Colo. App. 202, 30 Pac. 39.


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