Definition of in the ordinary wayBritish
- They had their morning coffee in the ordinary way, reading the paper and not speaking until they were finished.
: a prelate exercising original jurisdiction over a specified territory or group
: a clergyman appointed formerly in England to attend condemned criminals
: a judge of probate in some states of the U.S.
: of a kind to be expected in the normal order of events : routine, usual
: having or constituting immediate or original jurisdiction
: of common quality, rank, or ability
: a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place
: an opening for passage
: the course traveled from one place to another : route
: of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route
: by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far
: by far : much
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