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n.
Equipment; qualification.
n.
Ability; aptitude.
n.
The usual condition or state of a person or thing, either natural or acquired, regarded as something had, possessed, and firmly retained; as, a religious habit; his habit is morose; elms have a spreading habit; esp., physical temperament or constitution; as, a full habit of body.
n.
The general appearance and manner of life of a living organism.
n.
Fixed or established custom; ordinary course of conduct; practice; usage; hence, prominently, the involuntary tendency or aptitude to perform certain actions which is acquired by their frequent repetition; as, habit is second nature; also, peculiar ways of acting; characteristic forms of behavior.
n.
Outward appearance; attire; dress; hence, a garment; esp., a closely fitting garment or dress worn by ladies; as, a riding habit.
imp. & p. p.
of Habit
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Habit
n.
To inhabit.
n.
To dress; to clothe; to array.
n.
To accustom; to habituate. [Obs.] Chapman.
n.
Habitableness.
a.
Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world.
v.
A dwelling place.
n.
Same as Habitant, 2.
n.
Dwelling; abode; residence.
n.
Same as Inhabitancy.
v. t.
An inhabitant; a dweller.
v. t.
An inhabitant or resident; -- a name applied to and denoting farmers of French descent or origin in Canada, especially in the Province of Quebec; -- usually in plural.
v. t.
The natural abode, locality or region of an animal or plant.

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