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[Latin, Wherefore; for what reason; on what account.] The introductory term used in the Latin form of a number of common-law writs at the beginning of the statement of the reason for the dispute.

Quare is more commonly used in its English form, query.

QUARE, pleadings. Wherefore. This word is sometimes used in the writ in certain actions, but is inadmissible in a material averment in the pleadings, for it is merely interrogatory and, therefore, when a declaration began with complaining of the defendant, "wherefore with force, &c. he broke and entered" the plaintiff's close, was considered ill. Bac. Ab. Pleas, B 5, 4; Gould on Pl. c. 3, Sec. 34.

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