Consisting in, or acquired by, immemorial or long-continued use and enjoyment; as, a prescriptive right of title; pleading the continuance and authority of long custom.
- Sanctioned or authorized by long-standing custom or usage.
- Making or giving injunctions, directions, laws, or rules.
- Law Acquired by or based on uninterrupted possession.
- Linguistics Based on or establishing norms or rules indicating how a language should or should not be used rather than describing the ways in which a language is used.