n. [A doublet of customary, a.:
cf. LL. custumarius toll gatherer. See Custom.]
1. One who collect customs; a toll
The customers of the small or petty custom
and of the subsidy do demand of them custom for kersey
2. One who regularly or repeatedly makes
purchases of a trader; a purchaser; a buyer.
He has got at last the character of a good
customer; by this means he gets credit for something
considerable, and then never pays for it.
3. A person with whom a business house
has dealings; as, the customers of a bank. J. A.
4. A peculiar person; -- in an indefinite
sense; as, a queer customer; an ugly
customer. [Colloq.] Dickens.
5. A lewd woman. [Obs.]