Origin of inquest
Examples from the Web for inquest
That is a fact recorded by the doctor in charge of the ambulance at the inquest.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At last month's inquest, Coroner Fiona Wilcox concluded Mrs Saldanha had taken her own life.
He told senior officials that an inquest was not powerful enough to handle the kind of allegations he needed to explore.Brits Investigate Assassination of the Spy Who Warned Us About Putin|Nico Hines|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At an inquest in May, DCI Paul Fotheringham of Kent Police said recent heroin use was likely to have played a role in her death.Peaches Geldof's Tragic Last Interview: "I’m going to die like my mother."|Tom Sykes|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose,an inquest heard today.
From the moment when informed by Mrs. Coppersley of the crime until the inquest, Bella suffered greatly.The Solitary Farm|Fergus Hume
Cowper—When you returned to the Coroner's inquest, what did you certify as your opinion?State Trials Vol. 2 (of 2)|Various
The inquest was then adjourned till next day, and there was great excitement over the affair.Madame Midas|Fergus Hume
Nevertheless, the inquest will show whether or not I have been in error.'Hugo|Arnold Bennett
A point which the evidence at the inquest did not clear up was the whereabouts of the Marquis at the time of the tragedy.The Portland Peerage Romance|Charles J. Archard
British Dictionary definitions for inquest
Word Origin for inquest
Word Origin and History for inquest
late 13c., an-queste "legal or judicial inquiry," from Old French enqueste "inquiry," from Vulgar Latin *inquaestia (cf. Italian inchiesta), from fem. past participle of Vulgar Latin *inquirere "inquire" (see inquire).