One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Dealing in petty legal matters or relating to legal affairs of this kind; (more generally) engaging in petty quibbling.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in George Webbe (b. 1581), Church of Ireland bishop of Limerick. From classical Latin lēgulēius specialist in legal technicalities + -an.
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