1) The forms of this word all have to do with customary practice.

It was used several times by Henry Best, an East Riding farmer: 1642 When the Horse close was wonte to bee mowne it was allwayes accounted eight dayworkes

Kellithorpe-greets was wonte to bee a pasture that younge beasts would like very well. More imaginatively, he explained how animals were made accustomed to a new feeding ground: 1642 The Noutheard hath for every beast jd which is called a wontinge penny. Hee taketh them all in himselfe and perhaps keepeth them a weeke till they bee wonted.

places Elmswell
dates 1642

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