pilpul definition

  • noun:
    • Sophistry, hair-splitting, quibbling.
    • one of the Jews, acute examination, disputation, and attracting of conclusions, esp. in Talmudic research.
    • Argumentation; looking around debates and reasonings on Talmudic subjects among rabbinical scholars.

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