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In consideration of the health of Paralus, the customary evening procession was dispensed with.

Then followed the customary conversation, I doing most of the talking.

After the customary mode, Rebekah became his wife, and he loved her.

In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star.

It is customary to eat fish only at the commencement of the dinner.

A decent and customary mental attitude in the presence of wealth or power.

It is customary to bring it to table in the pan in which it is baked.

This he did, with all the customary formalities of war, on the 19th of October, 1781.

Pee-wee took his customary eye-opener, consisting of a gumdrop.

It was then customary, in such houses as the Peels, to use pewter plates at dinner.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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