bandying (n.)
verbal strife, exchange of words
1H6 IV.i.190[Exeter alone, of the quarrelling lords] no simple man that sees ... / This factious bandying of their favourites
RJ III.i.87[Romeo to Tybalt and Mercutio] the Prince expressly hath / Forbid this bandying in Verona streets
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