• (adj): In accordance with convention or custom.
    Example: "Sealed the deal with the customary handshake"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on customary:

Law Of Jersey - Sources of Law - Customary Law
... In customary law, the role of the judiciary is to look for evidence of what is "generally accepted usage and practice" ... Many rules of customary law have crystallised to such an extent (through repeated acknowledgment by the Royal Court and in the way people conduct their affairs) that everyone accepts them as binding without ... Many rules of customary law are to be found discussed in the texts of the "Commentators" and the case law of the Jersey courts ...
Customary Law In Australia
... Customary law in Australia relates to the systems and practices amongst Aboriginal Australians which have developed over time from accepted moral norms in Aboriginal societies, and which regulate human ... Customary laws are passed on by word of mouth and are not codified (nor can they be easily codified) ... language groups and clans have different concepts of customary law, and what applies within one group or region cannot be assumed to be universal ...
Silent Football - Initiating Play
... When the Commissioner is ready to begin the game the Commissioner simply says, "Customary Tip of the Hat," after which everyone repeats "Customary Tip of the Hat" and tips ... Then, the Commissioner may take the "Customary Shroop," after which everyone repeats "Customary Shroop" and takes an imaginary drink from an imaginary, or real if circumstance ... The Commissioner can then add any more customary phrases she/he desires, and the group should repeat them as appropriate ...
Law Of Jersey - Sources of Law - Customary Law - Legislative Reforms of Custom
... Many rules of customary law have been amended or abolished by legislation in the later 19th and 20th centuries ... Examples of this include “Any rule of customary law, that a contract passed before the Royal Court for the transfer of immovable property may be annulled, at the instance of the heirs or ... In customary law, the age of majority was 20 years the Age of Majority (Jersey) Law 1999 reduces this to 18 years ...
Aboriginal Child Protection - Laws
... Indigenous peoples had organized societies and customary laws ... Indigenous peoples' customary laws are recognized and enforceable as part of the laws of post-colonial countries ... "Customary law still appears in many of the decisions of American state and federal courts ...

More definitions of "customary":

  • (adj): Commonly used or practiced; usual.
    Example: "Took his customary morning walk"
    Synonyms: accustomed, habitual, wonted

Famous quotes containing the word customary:

    It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895)

    The customary cry,
    ‘Come buy, come buy,’
    With its iterated jingle
    Of sugar-bated words:
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    It has become customary to say that a man needs only six feet of land. But a corpse needs six feet, not a person.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)