to be accustomed: the pres. only in partic., κακὰπόλλ᾽ἔρδεσκενἔθων much ill he wrought by custom, i. e. was accustomed to work, Il.; otherwise, perf. εἴωθα, ionic ἔωθα is used as a pres., and plup. εἰώθειν, ionic ἐώθεα, as imperf.:— to be wont or accustomed, be in the habit, c. inf., Il., Hdt., etc.:—in part. absol. accustomed, customary, usual, Il., Soph., etc.; in neut., κατὰτὸεἰωθός according to custom, παρὰτὸεἰωθός contrary to custom, Thuc.
Liddell and Scott. An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1889.
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