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From 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, Require.] 1. A question; an inquiry to be answered or solved. [1913 Webster] I shall conclude with proposing only some queries, in order to a . . . search to be made by others. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. A question in the mind; a doubt; as, I have a query about his sincerity. [1913 Webster] 3. An interrogation point [?] as the sign of a question or a doubt. [1913 Webster]