So what of the photograph of what the Senate report described as a “well-used waterboard” with buckets around it, at the Salt Pit?
I'm well-used to deep forests and long, hard journeys, for the love of a trail is in my blood.
Upon one side of the room are shelves holding five or six hundred well-used volumes.
Turning the pages of the well-used book, she talked to herself as the various receipts met her eye.
It sagged upon the hinges, but, well-used to its vagaries, she overcame it with a regardless haste.
No living creature, however, not even a well-used bird dog, knows perfect peace.
It was a dark cordovan brown, made even darker by long usage, which had added oily stains to the well-used leather.
A wide, well-used trail made the ascent of this mountain comparatively easy.
As he spoke, he took up a well-used old book in a brown cover, which opened easily in his hand.
A tin teapot jangled cheerfully against a well-used black billy.
"second-hand," 1590s, past participle adjective from use (v.). To be used to "accustomed, familiar" is recorded by 1520s. Verbal phrase used to "formerly did or was" (as in I used to love her) represents a construction attested from c.1300, and common from c.1400, but now surviving only in past tense form. The pronunciation is affected by the t- of to.