verb (used with object)
to obtain by special or individual order: These wide doors have to be custom-ordered.
Custom-Made Descriptions with Hyphens
The shortest of the dashes, hyphens (–) link words and parts of words. They can connect prefixes or break up a word at the end of a line of text. They can also combine two or more words that describe a noun. For example, in George Orwell’s 1984, hyphenated words help create unusual descriptive phrases: “He felt deeply drawn to him, and not solely because …
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Historical Examples of custom-order
However, the competition in this wider market was much keener than it had been in the custom-order or even in the retail market.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States