Usual U"su*al, a. [L. usualis, from usus use: cf. F. usuel. See {Use}, n.] Such as is in common use; such as occurs in ordinary practice, or in the ordinary course of events; customary; ordinary; habitual; common. [1913 Webster]

Consultation with oracles was a thing very usual and frequent in their times. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

We can make friends of these usual enemies. --Baxter. [1913 Webster] -- {U"su*al*ly}, adv. -- {U"su*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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