Querent

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Que´rent


n.1.(O. Eng. Law) A complainant; a plaintiff.
1.An inquirer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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'[Q]uid cupiant aut querant amantes ignorant, deum namque ipsum ignorant, cuius sapor occultus odorem quemdam sui dulcissimum operibus suis inseruit' (Commentarium, p.
The lord continues to press his hospitality treating Calogrenant to an evening meal and affirming his pleasure in providing lodging to an itinerant knight after he knows not how long a time: "After dining the vavasor told [him] / that he didn't know how long it had been / since he had given lodging to a knight errant / who was riding in search of adventure" (256- 60) ("Apres mangier itant me dist / li vavasors qu'il ne savoit / le terme puis que it avoit / herbergie chevalier errant / qui aventure alast querant" [256-60]).
La differenza fra le armi di Tristano e Dinadan come 'significanti' viene descritta in modo esplicito da Dinadan stesso: "Chil ki verront le mien escu, pour ce k'il est bien sans faille des escus de la maison le roi Artu, quideront sans faille tout maintenant que je soie Lanselos du Lac, com cil ki ne vont querant se Lanselot non.