uncustomary







uncustomary


adjective

  1. according to or depending on custom; usual; habitual.
  2. of or established by custom rather than law.
  3. Law. defined by long-continued practices: the customary service due from land in a manor.

noun, plural cus·tom·ar·ies.

  1. a book or document containing the legal customs or customary laws of a locality.
  2. any body of such customs or laws.

adjective

  1. not in accordance with custom or habitual practice

adjective

  1. in accordance with custom or habitual practice; usual; habitual
  2. law
    1. founded upon long continued practices and usage rather than law
    2. (of land, esp a feudal estate) held by custom

noun plural -aries

    1. a statement in writing of customary laws and practices
    2. a body of such laws and customs

adj.1520s, from Medieval Latin custumarius, from Latin consuetudinarius, from consuetitudinem (see custom (n.)). Related: Customarily.

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