familiar (adj.) Old form(s): familier , famillar
friendly, congenial, welcoming
JC IV.ii.16[Lucilius to Brutus, of his reception by Cassius] not with such familiar instances ... / As he hath used of old
MW I.iii.42[Falstaff to Pistol, of Mistress Ford] I can construe the action of her familiar style
Oth II.iii.300[Iago to Cassio] good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used
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