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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Logomachy \Lo*gom"a*chy\, n. [Gr. ?; lo`gos word + ? fight, battle, contest: cf. F. logomachie.] 1. Contention in words merely, or a contention about words; a war of words. [1913 Webster] The discussion concerning the meaning of the word "justification" . . . has largely been a mere logomachy. --L. Abbott. [1913 Webster] 2. A game of word making. [1913 Webster]