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noun 
  1. (obsolete) custom
verb 
  1. (transitive) To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.
    • ca. 1753: I shall always fear that he who accustoms himself to fraud in little things, wants only opportunity to practice it in greater. - w:John Hawkesworth, John Hawkesworth et al., Adventurer
      1. (context, intransitive, obsolete) To be wont.
      2. (context, intransitive, obsolete) To cohabit.
    • We with the best men openly; you with the basest commit private adulteries. - w:John Milton, John Milton
Translations: 
  • Dutch: plegen
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, To cohabit)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
  • German: sich gewí¶hnen
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: Old French acostumer, acustumer, French accoutumer; í (Latin ad) + Old French costume, French coutume, custom. See custom.


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