The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Query \Que"ry\, n.; pl. Queries. [L. quaere, imperative sing.
of quaerere, quaesitum to seek or search for, to ask,
inquire. Cf. Acquire, Conquer, Exquisite, Quest,
1. A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved.
I shall conclude with proposing only some queries,
in order to a . . . search to be made by others.
2. A question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about
3. An interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a