What does the word custom mean?

Usage examples for custom

  1. He took, as was the custom of his fathers, the name of his tribe, and was accordingly called Pomperaug. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  2. As the custom in those cases is. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. Why break over your usual custom? – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger