custom

[ kuhs-tuh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF custom

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUSTOM

I supposed this to be a custom with the colored population of Turkey, and passed on.

The conditions are appalling, but, according to the custom of the country, they are "moral."

As was his custom, he wore no overcoat, but a short sweater under his coat.

His hand came under my chin as his custom was in giving orders.

This is the custom of the Indians when they are about to fight,--they hide their families.

I did not know then what he meant, but it seems it was a custom.

It had formerly been the custom to use the guns by twos and threes.

"'It is not the custom,'" wearily quoted Kingozi in the vernacular.

I propose that, as is our custom, we take some notice of it.

He remained with us, contrary to his custom, the whole evening.

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