Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Usual (Page: 1588)

U"su*al (?), a. [L. usualis, from usus use: cf. F. usuel. See Use, n.] Such as is in common use; such as occurs in ordinary practice, or in the ordinary course of events; customary; ordinary; habitual; common.

Consultation with oracles was a thing very usual and frequent in their times. Hooker.
We can make friends of these usual enemies. Baxter.
-- U"su*al*ly, adv. -- U"su*al*ness, n.