3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Customary \Cus"tom*a*ry\, noun [OF. coustumier, F. coutumier.] A book containing laws and usages, or customs; as, the Customary of the Normans. --Cowell.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Customary \Cus"tom*a*ry\ (k[u^]s"t[u^]m*[asl]*r[y^]), adjective [CF. OF. coustumier, F. coutumier. See {Custom}, and cf. {Customer}.]

1. Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.

Even now I met him With customary compliment. --Shak.

A formal customary attendance upon the offices. --South.

2. (Law) Holding or held by custom; as, customary tenants; customary service or estate.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: in accordance with convention or custom; "sealed the deal with the customary handshake"

2: commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor" [syn: {accustomed}, {customary}, {habitual}, {wonted(a)}]

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