Definition of Custom-make
1. Verb. Make to specifications. "The men custom-make the bookshelves"; "I had this desk custom-made for me"
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Literary usage of Custom-make
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes by Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their ..."
2. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1824)
"Put the inhabitants of a to-rn cannot, without a custom, make bye-laws for their private advantage ; as, for the good ordering of a common &c. R 5 Co. ..."
3. The Early English Customs System: A Documentary Study of the Institutional by Norman Scott Brien Gras (1918)
"Those who make it equivalent to the new custom make it more inclusive, and less inclusive at the same time, than it really was. And they overlook the fact, ..."
4. A Digest of the Law of Real Property by William Cruise, Simon Greenleaf, Henry Hopley White (1856)
"In Lord Buck- hurst's case, Moor, 512, it is said arguendo by him as counsel, that where an infant may by custom make a feoffment at fifteen, ..."
5. The Ecclesiastical Law by Richard Burn, Robert Phillimore (1842)
"Lord Coke lays it down expressly in The Chamberlain of London's case, ' That the inhabitants of a town may without any custom make ordinances or by-laws for ..."