un·​customed | \ "+ \

Definition of uncustomed

1 : not having passed through the customs was charged with being in possession of uncustomed goodsAuckland (New Zealand) Weekly News
2 archaic : unaccustomed
3 archaic : unusual

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History and Etymology for uncustomed

in sense 1, from Middle English, from un- entry 1 + custom, customs + -ed; in other senses, from un- entry 1 + customed, past participle of custom

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“Uncustomed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncustomed. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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