Cus"tom*er (k?s"t?m-?r), n. [A doublet of customary, a.: cf. LL. custumarius toll gatherer. See Custom.]
One who collect customs; a toll gatherer.
The customers of the small or petty custom and of the subsidy do demand of them custom for kersey cloths.
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.
A person with whom a business house has dealings; as, the customers of a bank.
J. A. H. Murray.
A peculiar person; -- in an indefinite sense; as, a queer customer; an ugly customer.
A lewd woman.
© Webster 1913.