formal Established custom: the painter followed the religious use and wont of his time
More example sentences
- The law of use and wont is soon established.
- He was in favour of local plate-glass insurance and a ‘black-list,’ and, in regard to holidays, said that use and wont was a great thing with the public.
- He was to begin in favour of continuing use and wont, yet when the Directory was adopted he honourably accepted its guidance and ruling.
Definition of use and wont in:
- The US English dictionary