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Accustom

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To Accu'stom. v.a. [accoûtumer, Fr.] To habituate, to enure, with the particle to. It is used chiefly of persons.

                How shall we breathe in other air
Less pure, accustom'd to immortal fruits?
Par. Lost, b. xi.

It has been some advantage to accustom one's self to books of the same edition. Watts's Improvement of the Mind, p. i. c. 17.

Sources: Milton, John (449) · Watts, Isaac (117)

Attributes: French (385) · Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Accustom." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2101.


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