Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A complainant; a plaintiff.
- n. An inquirer.
- n. In horary astrology, the person who asks the question.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (O. Eng. Law) A complainant; a plaintiff.
- n. obsolete An inquirer.
- Old French and Anglo-Norman querant, from Latin quaerens, present participle of quaerō ("I search for, I inquire") (English query). (Wiktionary)
“The querent is the person having the reading, the person asking the questions.”
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“And all these transparently anti-Semitic stories give them cover, they inoculate them from legitimate criticism. querent”
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“Poor Cardboard Brian, he just wasn't good 'Neff. querent replied to comment from Anonymous”
“Amissio represented loss, things taken away from the querent, whether willingly or by force.”
“The Negative Zone is now shown open, so that when reversed, the querent is faced with the possiblity of falling into it, as it were.”
“The cards are like objective observers identifying the potential of the querent.”
“For this reading, this is the card that will represent you, the querent, the person you are. now.”
“The fourth card in the reading is taken to indicate one single, overriding issue - very often unconscious, unacknowledged by the querent - that has influenced the decision to seek a reading.”
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