Inquest Synonyms & Definitions

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• InquestDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A body of men assembled under authority of law to inquire into any matterm civil or criminal, particularly any case of violent or sudden death; a jury, particularly a coroners jury. The grand jury is sometimes called the grand inquest. See under Grand.
  2. (n.) Judicial inquiry; official examination, esp. before a jury; as, a coroners inquest in case of a sudden death.
  3. (n.) Inquiry; quest; search.
  4. (n.) The finding of the jury upon such inquiry.