A quarrel, a squabble.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Dekker (c1572–1632), playwright and pamphleteer. Representing a supposed Welsh English pronunciation of brabble.
“I tried to reason with her but all she wanted was the prabble.”
Insolence or arrogance in attitude or tone; cheekiness; forwardness; an instance of this.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Wilfrid Holme (d. 1538), author. From (i) Middle French procacité and its etymon (ii) classical Latin procācitāt-, procācitās forwardness, impudence from procāc-, procāx forward, bold, impudent, frivolous + -itās.