wont (v.) Old form(s): woont
be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit of
1H6 I.ii.14[Reignier to all] Talbot is taken, whom we wont to fear
1H6 I.iv.10[Master Gunner to Boy] the English ... / Wont through a secret grate of iron bars / In yonder tower to overpeer the city
1H6 V.iii.14[Pucelle to spirits] I was wont to feed you with my blood
3H6 I.iv.77[Queen to York, of the whereabouts of Richard] that with his grumbling voice / Was wont to cheer his dad in mutinies
3H6 II.vi.76[Warwick to dead Clifford] swear as thou wast wont
AYL II.ii.9[Second Lord to Duke Frederick, of Touchstone] at whom so oft / Your grace was wont to laugh
CE II.ii.162[Luciana to Antipholus of Syracuse, of Adriana] When were you wont to use my sister thus?
CE IV.iv.35[Dromio of Ephesus to Antipholus of Ephesus, of being beaten] I bear it on my shoulders, as a beggar wont her brat [i.e. is accustomed to do to her brat]
Cym II.iv.40[Posthumus to Iachimo] Sparkles this stone as it was wont
E3 III.i.13[Charles to Lorraine] England was wont to harbour malcontents
Ham II.ii.327[Rosencrantz to Hamlet, of the Players] those you were wont to take such delight in
Ham V.i.188[Hamlet as if to Yorick] your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar
JC I.ii.34[Cassius to Brutus] I have not from your eyes that gentleness / And show of love as I was wont to have
KL I.iv.167[Lear to Fool] When were you wont to be so full of songs, sirrah?
KL I.iv.58[Knight to Lear] your highness is not entertained with that ceremonious affection as you were wont
LLL I.i.44[Berowne to King] I was wont to think no harm all night
Luc.1621[Lucrece to Collatine, of Tarquin] on that pillow lay / Where thou was wont to rest thy weary head
MA II.iii.18[Benedick alone, of Claudio] He was wont to speak plain and to the purpose
MA III.ii.51[Claudio to Don Pedro, of Benedick] And when was he wont to wash his face?
MND I.i.215[Hermia to Helena] in the wood, where often you and I / Upon faint primrose beds were wont to lie
MND IV.i.53[Oberon to Puck] that same dew which sometime on the buds / Was wont to swell
MND IV.i.70[Oberon to Titania] Be as thou wast wont to be
MV II.v.8[Launcelot to Shylock] Your worship was wont to tell me I could do nothing without bidding
MV II.vi.6[Salerio to Gratiano] O ten times faster Venus' pigeons fly / To seal love's bonds new-made than they are wont / To keep obliged faith unforfeited!
MV III.i.43[Shylock to Salerio and Solanio] He was wont to call me usurer. Let him look to his bond
MW III.ii.2[Mistress Page to Robin] You were wont to be a follower, but now you are a leader
Oth II.iii.184[Othello to Montano] you were wont to be civil
Oth V.ii.111[Othello to Emilia, of the moon] She comes more nearer earth than she was wont, / And makes men mad
PP.17.19[] My curtal dog that wont to have played, / Plays not at all
R2 II.i.65[John of Gaunt to York] That England that was wont to conquer others / Hath made a shameful conquest of itself
R2 V.v.99[Richard to Keeper, of the food] Taste of it first, as thou art wont to do
R3 I.iv.119[Second Murderer to First Murderer, of his conscience] It was wont to hold me but while one tells twenty
R3 IV.ii.17[King Richard to Buckingham] Cousin, thou wast not wont to be so dull
R3 V.iii.74[King Richard to Ratcliffe] I have not that alacrity of spirit / Nor cheer of mind that I was wont to have
Sonn.102.6[]Our love was new, and then but in the spring, / When I was wont to greet it with my lays
TG II.i.25[Speed to Valentine] You were wont, when you laughed, to crow like a cock
TG II.i.68[Speed to Valentine] O, that you had mine eyes, or your own eyes had the lights they were wont to have
TG II.iv.124[Proteus to Valentine] My tales of love were wont to weary you
TG II.iv.202[Proteus alone] Methinks my zeal to Valentine is cold, / And that I love him not as I was wont
Tim III.iv.10[Philotus to Lucius's Servant, of Timon] He was wont to shine at seven
Tit I.i.342[Titus alone, to himself] when wert thou wont to walk alone, / Dishonoured thus, and challenged of wrongs?
Tit I.i.93[Titus to all, of a tomb] There greet in silence as the dead are wont
WT IV.iv.345[Polixenes to Florizel] I was wont / To load my she with knacks