quæry

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

quæry (plural quæries)

  1. Archaic spelling of query.
    • 1758, Sylvanus Urban, The Gentleman’s Magazine and Hiſtorical Chronicle, volume XXVIII, page 423, Anſwer to the Queries on Chaunting:
      I muſt own I don’t underſtand the meaning of the 18th quæry, ſo muſt leave it to be anſwered by thoſe who are better able to caſt up what the quæriſt calls the ſum‐total of harmony.

Verb[edit]

quæry (third-person singular simple present quæries, present participle quærying, simple past and past participle quæried)

  1. Archaic spelling of query.