Definition of Consuetude

1. Noun. A custom or usage that has acquired the force of law.

Generic synonyms: Custom, Usage, Usance



Definition of Consuetude

1. n. Custom, habit; usage.

Definition of Consuetude

1. Noun. Custom, familiarity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consuetude

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consuetude

construers
construes
construing
constuprate
constupration
constuprations
consubstantial
consubstantialism
consubstantialist
consubstantialists
consubstantiality
consubstantially
consubstantiate
consubstantiation
consubstantiations
consuetude (current term)
consuetudes
consuetudinal
consuetudinary
consul
consulage
consulages
consular
consularity
consulary
consulate
consulates
consuls
consulship
consulships

Literary usage of Consuetude

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1. Bezae codex Cantabrigiensis by Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener (1864)
"... in eo causam. est aut consuetude uobis.ut umim dimittam nobis in pascha- null К ergo dimittam uobis regem ..."

2. Chronicon Monasterii de Abingdon by Abingdon Abbey, Joseph Stevenson (1858)
"... et in signum hujus donationis, (sicut tune temporis consuetude fuit,) cartam régis, per quam totum jus suum in memorata terra, habebat, super altare ..."

3. English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) by John Matthews Manly (1916)
"... By strength my youthe so far to exclude, As was ever her olde consuetude First to augment and then to abate, — This is the custome of her hye estate. ..."

4. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"Litt, was cited, it was held that " consuetude " does not necessarily, or it should seem prima facie, signify toll : V. TOLL. " A Custom is Local Common Law ..."

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