Li*ti"gious (?), a. [L. litigiosus, fr. litigium dispute, quarrel, fr. litigare: cf. F. litigieux. See Litigation.]
Inclined to judicial contest; given to the practice of contending in law; guarrelsome; contentious; fond of litigation.
" A pettifogging attorney or a litigious
Soldiers find wars, and lawyers find out still
Litigious men, who guarrels move.
Subject to contention; disputable; controvertible; debatable; doubtful; precarious.
No fences, parted fields, nor marks, nor bounds,
Distinguished acres of litigious grounds.
Of or pertaining to legal disputes.
Nor brothers cite to the litigious bar.
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