Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • According to custom or habit; habitually.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb According to custom; ordinarily; customarily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb According to custom; ordinarily; customarily.

Etymologies

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accustomable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Wherof the mother and brethren of Violenta being aduertised, conceiued like sorowe, as accustomably they doe, that see the honor of them that be issued of their owne bloud vniustly and without cause to be dispoiled.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • At whose coming (after the seven psalms and litany said, which whensoever she came to him, ere he fell in talk of any worldly matters, he used accustomably to say with her) among other communication he said unto her, “I believe (Meg) that they that have put me here, ween they have done me a high displeasure.

    Paras

  • And to commons and countrymen accustomably before:

    "Everyman," with other interludes, including eight miracle plays

  • The intention of An Act for the Reformation of excess in Apparel, [Sidenote: Apparel according to rank] passed by the English Parliament in 1532, was stated to be, the necessary repressing and avoiding and expelling of the excess daily more used in the sumptuous and costly apparel and array accustomably worn in this Realm, whereof hath ensued and daily do chance such sundry high and notorious detriments of the common weal, the subversion of good and politic order in knowledge and distinction of people according to their estates, pre-eminences, dignities and degrees to the utter impoverishment and undoing of many inexpert and light persons inclined to pride, mother of all vices.

    The Age of the Reformation

  • For whiche consideration, cleane besides him selfe, bewitched with foolish Loue, like a beast throughly transformed into a thing, that had no sense of a a reasonable man (such as they be accustomably, that be inrolled in the muster bookes of Venus’ sonne) was purposed to open to the Ladie (when occasion serued) both the euill, and also the griefe that he susteined in bearing towarde her, so great and extreme affection.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

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