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
British Dictionary definitions for quaere
Word Origin for quaere
Word Origin and History for quaere
Latin imperative of quaerere "to ask, inquire" (see query (v.)). Hence "one may ask" (1530s) as an introduction to a question.