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The twentieth brought a button-hole, and over this the inquest was held.

Firstly, to observe that the Inquest was not held in that place, but at some distance off.

Then, after the inquest, I shall give an order that everything in the attic is to be destroyed.

An inquest had been held upon his remains some days before, and he had been buried by the parish.

But as to Brigmawl at an inquest, he's about as much good as the Pope of Rome.'

What did you make of his evidence at the inquest this afternoon?

Why did you give evidence at the inquest and omit all mention of me?

"You didn't tell them anything about that at the inquest," Wrayson remarked.

On his way through the village he informed the police, who thanked him, and said there must be an inquest.

It was the best place for her, since she had to wait for the inquest.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., an-queste "legal or judicial inquiry," from Old French enqueste "inquiry," from Vulgar Latin *inquaestia (cf. Italian inchiesta), from fem. past participle of Vulgar Latin *inquirere "inquire" (see inquire).

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