Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not subjected to customs or duty; also, not having paid duty or been charged with customs; smuggled.

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

  • adjective Uncustomable; also, not having paid duty or customs.

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

  • adjective Not subject to customs duties; uncustomable.
  • adjective Not having paid duty or customs.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- + custom + -ed

Examples

  • A man and a woman are now in custody following the discovery of some 235 bottles of "uncustomed" alcoholic beverages at a No. 78 Village, Corentyne home.

    Stabroek News

  • I was informed that the usual practice was to store uncustomed goods on lighters, and one must pay a premium for anything else.

    The Blackstone Key

  • I was informed that the usual practice was to store uncustomed goods on lighters, and one must pay a premium for anything else.

    The Blackstone Key

  • I was informed that the usual practice was to store uncustomed goods on lighters, and one must pay a premium for anything else.

    The Blackstone Key

  • On leaving school the two brothers joined their father, Albert Edward Gripper, who owned a fishing smack, and worked for him until 1937 (December), when he was charged and convicted of various offences connected with the shipping of uncustomed goods.

    The Tiger in the Smoke

  • As for the Greeke, wherein I have but small understanding, my father purposed to make me learne it by art; But by new and uncustomed meanes, that is, by way of recreation and exercise.

    Of the Institution and Education of Children. To the Ladie Diana of Foix, Countesse of Gurson.

  • I command you to permit me to search your house for uncustomed goods”; and went on to search the house from the garret to the cellar, and then served the constable in the same manner!

    In Opposition to Writs of Assistance

  • --- Ye'll get nae saints to be searchers for uncustomed goods, or for thieves and sic like; --- and your decent sort of men, religious professors, and broken tradesmen, that are put into the like o 'sic trust, can do nae gude ava.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • I charged the hag to keep her patient's mind easy, and let her want for nothing that money could purchase, and I retreated to Fife, where, among my old associates of Wilson's gang, I hid myself in those places of concealment where the men engaged in that desperate trade are used to find security for themselves and their uncustomed goods.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Wilson's gang, I hid myself in those places of concealment where the men engaged in that desperate trade are used to find security for themselves and their uncustomed goods.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

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