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