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quaesītĭo , ōnis, f. quaero,
I.a seeking or searching after (post-Aug.).
I. In gen.: “Psyche quaesitioni Cupidinis intenta, populos circuibat,App. M. 5, p. 171, 8.—
II. In partic., a questioning by torture, the question, inquisition: “cum postero ad quaesitionem retraheretur, proripuit se custodibus,Tac. A. 4, 45; Inscr. Bertol. Antiq. Aquilei. p. 300, n. 419.
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