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n.1.(O. Eng. Law) A complainant; a plaintiff.
1.An inquirer.
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I witnessed this exact situation once, and the querent was completely discomfited when the woman responded, "I never learned," but a blond guy said, "I can help--I grew up in Mexico City.
The explanation of hexagrams, gua ci [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], or interpretation of scared texts of kau cim becomes a dialogic communication between the fortune teller and the inquirer or the temple priest and a querent, much like the psychological counseling between the therapist and his/her patient.
The magic is doughy; the querent tries to detach it from his hands.
The absence of Hobbit individuals from the deck is in keeping with the modern practice of removing a card as a "significator" to represent the querent for whom a "reading" is done to avoid the possibility of its contradictory appearance as the outcome of a spread.