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QUiERE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A query; question; doubt This word, occurring in tbe syllabus of a reported case or elsewhere, shows that a question is propounded as to what follows, or that the particular rule, decision, or statement is considered as open to question. Quaere de dubiis, quia per rationes pervenitur ad le^timam rationem. Inquire into doubtful points, because by reasoning we arrive at legal reason. Litt i 377.


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