Wont

Definition of Wont

a.1.Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used.
If the ox were wont to push with his horn.
- Ex. xxi. 29.
n.1.Custom; habit; use; usage.
They are . . . to be called out to their military motions, under sky or covert, according to the season, as was the Roman wont.
- Milton.
From childly wont and ancient use.
- Cowper.
v. i.1.To be accustomed or habituated; to be used.
[imp. Wont, p. p. Wont, or Wonted; p. pr. & vb. n. Wonting.]
A yearly solemn feast she wont to make.
- Spenser.
v. t.1.To accustom; - used reflexively.

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