Wonted Wont"ed, a. Accustomed; customary; usual. [1913 Webster]

Again his wonted weapon proved. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Like an old piece of furniture left alone in its wonted corner. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

She was wonted to the place, and would not remove. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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