Custom in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Custom

Created under particular specifications, specially to fit one's needs: specialized, unique, custom-made | Own, personal, not standard or premade | (archaic) accustomed; usual

Short Example Sentences for Custom

  • 1. The custom of the country will do it all. 🔊
  • 2. So this became the custom of the place, the unwritten law. 🔊
  • 3. Formerly it was the custom to nail the horse-shoe to the threshold. 🔊
  • 4. Well, this thatching of hovels is the custom of the country. 🔊
  • 5. The custom was to pack the dollars in little bags of a hundred each. 🔊
  • 6. It is the custom in many parts of the country to shear on the floor. 🔊
  • 7. Nevertheless another ancient and honourable custom remains with us. 🔊
  • 8. It's only old custom that makes us keep together. 🔊
  • 9. This custom is probably a relic of old Scandinavian mythology. 🔊
  • 10. The custom of sending Christmas cards in open envelopes is increasing. 🔊
  • 11. How the custom originated, I leave it to the historian to decide. 🔊

How to use Custom in Sentences?

  • 1. The commercials were not for familiar brands; there was no feeling of use and custom to them. 🔊
  • 2. We know this, because the custom of lighting the fire survived until very recent times. 🔊
  • 3. The boy fetched the weapon, and according to custom preceded the visitor down the pathway. 🔊
  • 4. Habit reconciles mankind to everything, even humiliation, and custom veils disgrace. 🔊
  • 5. In this country most horses have a name, but in Germany this custom must be unusual. 🔊
  • 6. Here the door opened, and Mr. Townshend walked in unannounced, as it was his custom to do. 🔊
  • 7. The custom of carefully selecting the seed has grown with the industry and may be said to be inseparable from it. 🔊
  • 8. It was a custom which was so well established and so universally recognized, that it had all the force and dignity of law. 🔊
  • 9. Afterward, when she was alone with her mother, as was her custom she reflected a little while over the matter. 🔊
  • 10. He used to speak at me, and drifted into a custom of coming home with me very regularly for an after-talk. 🔊
  • 11. It is clothed in homespun flannel, which arises from the custom of its votaries offering portions of their dress when addressing it. 🔊
  • 12. The custom is to rise very early, even between two and three in the morning, when the days lengthen. 🔊
  • 13. And, as was the custom in those days for such an event, there was a parade, music by the bands and other appropriate festivities. 🔊
  • 14. Lloyd recounted the basic formalities of custom for Boyce and explained that these people were not known to be very hostile. 🔊
  • 15. She was prettily attired after the custom of her tribe, wore bracelets of silver and a red tiara decked with eagle feathers. 🔊
  • 16. We developed something like a custom of walks, about once a week or so, and letters and notes became frequent. 🔊
  • 17. As in so many other instances long custom came gradually to obtain the force of legal enactment and the payment of tithe to become legally binding. 🔊
  • 18. He knew this was the custom of the law-abiding, who nodded to the police and went to church on Sunday. 🔊
  • 19. And in process of time, custom having established these as a law, an image set up by an impious tyrant receives divine honours. 🔊
  • 20. In those days it was the custom to use this island as a place whereon might be slain thieves & criminals, and on it stood a gallows. 🔊
  • 21. The sleepy maid took a coal upon a chip, instead of matches, and this primitive custom saved her from horribly drowning. 🔊
  • 22. It seems that it was the custom of those days for the bell ringers of the neighbouring village Churches to exchange visits of friendly rivalry. 🔊
  • 23. There the clock had stood at his mercy, and by all Jago custom and ethic it was his if only he could get clear away with it. 🔊
  • 24. He then told me that it was a custom among the Romans for a man to give his slaves their liberty when he lay upon his death-bed. 🔊