from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stable for horses.
  • noun In the household of a prince or nobleman, an officer who has the superintendence and management of horses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as equerry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of equerry.


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  • I realize agents are busy, but if you send a equery, it would take them no time at all to actually send a rejection.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Should You Query during the Holiday?

  • Because Miss Snark doesn't accept e-queries and I do, she kindly asked me to guest blog and see if I could answer your equery questions.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • First off, I have to say I have no idea why you would save the equery-only agents for last.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • There are some good places to get advice on how to write a good equery.

    Archive 2006-03-26

  • I congratulate you on knowing that equery agents don't want attachments.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • I'd like to introduce to you a woman who wears stilettos but has never had a bunion, enjoys promenading poodles, reading Galleycat and listening to Bat Segundo, a woman who snaps like a terrapin at the thought of an equery, and whose form rejection says, 'your mother wears army boots.'

    Archive 2006-04-02

  • An immediate response to an equery, even when it's a polite NO, gets a thank you from me.

    Here's why you haven't heard back-1

  • Most equery agents will also respond within a week or two.

    Archive 2006-03-19

  • Obviously you didn't read Ms. Snark's website closely enough to realize what she really wanted was your ms sent as an attachment along with your equery.

    Killer Yapp here

  • Of course, there are some agents who don't respond at all but don't let them give equery-only agents a bad name.

    Archive 2006-03-19


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