Origin of quaere
Examples from the Web for quaere
Serjeant Hoskins:—Serviens ad legem; quaere, if a knight.
"I was on the roof," replied I, supposing the quaere bore allusion to the mode of my coming.Confessions Of Con Cregan|Charles James Lever
Quaere Mr. Marshall, the stone-cutter, for the inscription in the church there.
Sir H. Billingsley—Mr. Leeke, mathematician, saith that he was of the company of goldsmiths, quaere.
Quaere my brother Tom who is successor; and quaere and vide register and place of buriall.Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)|John Aubrey
Word Origin for quaere
Latin imperative of quaerere "to ask, inquire" (see query (v.)). Hence "one may ask" (1530s) as an introduction to a question.