use and wont

noun

: use sense 2a(1)
life is an affair of use and wont and persists substantially unchangedWalter Moberly

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of use and wont was in the 15th century

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“Use and wont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/use%20and%20wont. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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