from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Used; usual; customary.
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No small part of that high claim to purely literary rank which has been made for him rests, of course, upon his mere style -- that famous and much debated "chase of the single word" which, especially since Mr. Pater took up the discussion of it, has been a "topic" of the most usitate in
Amicus noster, homo multi studii atque in bonarum disciplinarum opere frequens, verbum _quiescit_ usitate e littera correpta dixit.