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inquest
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
a formal inquiry or investigation — typically into the cause of an undesirable event — often an investigation of an unexpected death
  • My mother wanted to make an officer of me; my father, a sub-deacon; my aunt, a councillor of inquests; my grandmother, prothonotary to the king; my great aunt, a treasurer of the short robe,—and I have made myself an outcast.
    2.10.3 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 3 — Long Live Mirth (52% in)

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