tiff, pettifoggery, spat, spats, fuss, squabble, bickering, bicker.
Dennis had the gaiter
undone in a moment, and Bob writhed as his brother felt the injured limb.
Turning the gaiter
over in his dark hands, he meekly assented.
She consented that I should rest a while at the cobbler's, and then return home carrying the gaiter.