enqueste

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Middle French[edit]

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enqueste f (plural enquestes)

  1. investigation; inquiry; inquest

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Vulgar Latin *inquesta

Noun[edit]

enqueste f (oblique plural enquestes, nominative singular enqueste, nominative plural enquestes)

  1. search
  2. inquiry
  3. investigation; inquiry; inquest
    • circa 1250, Rutebeuf, De sainte Esglise:
      Se li rois feïst or enqueste
      Sor ceus qui ce font si honeste,
      If the king now conducted an inquest
      Into those who claim to be so honest

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