quero (s.xiii3/3)

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quero (s.xiii3/3)

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[ FEW: *2/ii,1408a quaerere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2602b quaerere ]
ls(loanword: Latin )

Even though an isolated Latinism like this is possible in vernacular texts (cf. queritur), it may be that this form is simply a misreading of quere (with a common o/e confusion), see quere1 and quere2.


1lawI ask, enquire
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Quand [...] le defendant conusse le trespas ou la dette, quero si il deyve estre resceu a dire rien pur luy desavolupeer ou ne mie  91
quere#1  quere#2  queritur 
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