Wone to Wooden
(Wone) v. i. [OE. wonen, wunen, wonien, wunien, AS. wunian. . See Wont, a.] To dwell; to
abide. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.
Their habitation in which they woned.Chaucer.
(Wone), n. [OE. See Wone, v. i., Wont, a.]
1. Dwelling; habitation; abode. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. Custom; habit; wont; use; usage. [Obs.]
To liven in delight was all his wone.Chaucer.
(Wong) n. [AS. wang, wong.] A field. [Obs.] Spelman. "Woods and wonges." Havelok the
(Wong"er) n. See Wanger. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Won"ing) n. Dwelling. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Won't) A colloquial contraction of woll not. Will not. See Will.
Often pronounced wunt in New England.
(Wont) a. [For woned, p. p. of won, wone, to dwell, AS. wunian; akin to D. wonen, OS. wunn,
OHG, wonn, G. wohnen, and AS. wund, gewuna, custom, habit; orig. probably, to take pleasure; cf.
Icel. una to dwell, to enjoy, Goth. wunan to rejoice (in unwunands sad); and akin to Skr. van to like,
to wish. . Cf. Wean, Win.] Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used. "As he was
wont to go." Chaucer.
If the ox were wont to push with his horn.Ex. xxi. 29.
(Wont), n. Custom; habit; use; usage.
They are . . . to be called out to their military motions, under sky or covert, according to the season, as
was the Roman wont.Milton.
From childly wont and ancient use.Cowper.
(Wont), v. i. [imp. Wont, p. p. Wont, or Wonted; p. pr. & vb. n. Wonting.] To be accustomed
or habituated; to be used.
A yearly solemn feast she wont to make.Spenser.
(Wont), v. t. To accustom; used reflexively.
(Wont"ed), a. Accustomed; customary; usual.
Again his wonted weapon proved.Spenser.
Like an old piece of furniture left alone in its wonted corner.Sir W. Scott.
She was wonted to the place, and would not remove.L'Estrange.
(Wont"ed*ness), n. The quality or state of being accustomed. [R.] Eikon Basilike.
(Wont"less), a. Unaccustomed. [Obs.] Spenser.