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I was told by one or two of my customers to go and hear him, but somehow or other I never did.

It were a pity, if all this outcry should draw no customers.

Customers came just then, to change the current of his thoughts.

Billy here was goin' to fire him out when one of my customers said he knew him.

No mechanic has a set of customers so trustworthy as God and the elements.

She was quite honest, and she served her father's customers with modesty.

Dapper-waisted waitresses in black, with white aprons, served the customers.

All our customers will want gowns like these, and we shall never be able to make them!

In a similar way I am, or I have been, trustee of one kind or other for scores of our customers.

The three customers pulled off their hats to Madame Defarge, with three flourishes.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "customs official;" later "buyer" (early 15c.), from Anglo-French custumer, from Medieval Latin custumarius, from Latin consuetudinarius (see custom (n.)). More generalized meaning "a person with whom one has dealings" emerged 1540s; that of "a person to deal with" (usually wth an adjective, tough, etc.) is by 1580s. In Shakespeare, the word also can mean "prostitute."

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