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(1):

(n.) The finding of the jury upon such inquiry.

(2):

(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 coroner's jury. The grand jury is sometimes called the grand inquest. See under Grand.

(3):

(n.) Judicial inquiry; official examination, esp. before a jury; as, a coroner's inquest in case of a sudden death.

(4):

(n.) Inquiry; quest; search.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Inquest'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​i/inquest.html. 1828.
 
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