OFr < L. habitus.
- Demeanor; expression; examination; countenance.
- Ordinary occurrence; repeated experience; regular repetition; [fig.] witnessing death frequently; [word play] tunic; grave clothes; dress worn by a nun.
- Role; trait; quality; [word play] clothing; crown of laurel for a prize-winning poet; [fig.] fragrant flower.
- Appearance; aspect; [word play] custom; culture; comfortable convention.
- Phrase. “In the habit of”: accustomed to.