"questing" in the verb sense
make a search (for
"Things that die with their eyes open and questing"
"The animal came questing through the forest"
search the trail of (game
"The dog went off and quested"
3. bay, quest
bark with prolonged noises, of dogs
seek alms, as for religious purposes
5. request, ask for, bespeak, call for, quest
express the need or desire for
"She requested an extra bed in her room"
"She called for room service"
"when you call, always ask for Mary"
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