Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    According to custom or usage; founded on or growing out of or dependent on, a custom, (q. v.)
    —Customary Court-Baron. See COURT-Baron.
    —Cnstomary estates. Estates which owe their origin and existence to the custom of the manor in which they are held. 2 Bl. Comm. 149.
    —Cnstomary freehold. In English law. A variety of copyhold estate, the evidences of the title to which are to be found upon the court rolls; the entries declaring the holding to be according to the custom of the manor, but it is not snid to be at the will of the lord. The incidents are similar to those of common or pure copyhold. 1 Steph. Comm. 212, 213, and note.
    —Cnstomary interpretation. See Interpretation.
    —Cnstomary services. Such as are due by ancient custom or prescription only.
    —Cnstomary tenants. Tenants holding by custom of the manor.