usage of trade

Legal Definition of usage of trade 

: a practice or method of dealing that is regularly observed in a place, vocation, or trade and that one justifiably expects to be followed by another party to a commercial transaction — compare course of dealing, course of performance

Note: Evidence of a usage of trade may be admissible as supplementing the express terms of a disputed contract when it does not contradict them.

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