quester


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quest

 (kwĕst)
n.
1. The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.
2. An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat: the quest for the Holy Grail.
3. Archaic
a. An inquest.
b. A jury appointed to take part in an inquest.
v.intr. quest·ed, quest·ing, quests
1. To search for something: quested for knowledge.
2. To go on a quest.
3. To search for game or bay when sighting game, as a hound.

[Middle English queste, from Old French, ultimately from Latin quaesta, from feminine of *quaestus, obsolete past participle of quaerere, to seek.]

quest′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quester - someone making a search or inquiryquester - someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
finder - someone who comes upon something after searching
gadabout - a restless seeker after amusement or social companionship
hunter - a person who searches for something; "a treasure hunter"

quester

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