They can even help your digestion and the regularity of your bowel movements.
He flew into rages with some regularity, some of them drunken, and over the years said all manner of offensive things.
I want to die in a shower of color and return form the dead with annual regularity.
c.1600, from Middle French regularite, from Medieval Latin *regularitas, from Latin regularis (see regular (adj.)).
late 14c., from Old French reguler "ecclesiastical" (Modern French r*#233;gulier), from Late Latin regularis "containing rules for guidance," from Latin regula "rule," from PIE *reg- "move in a straight line" (see regal).
Earliest sense was of religious orders (the opposite of secular). Extended from late 16c. to shapes, etc., that followed predictable or uniform patterns; sense of "normal" is from 1630s; meaning "real, genuine" is from 1821. Old English borrowed Latin regula and nativized it as regol "rule, regulation, canon, law, standard, pattern;" hence regolsticca "ruler" (instrument); regollic (adj.) "canonical, regular."
c.1400, "member of a religious order," from regular (adj.). Sense of "soldier of a standing army" is from 1756. Meaning "regular customer" is from 1852; meaning "leaded gasoline" is from 1978.
A cup of coffee with the usual moderate amount of cream and sugar •In New York City no sugar is included (1950s+ fr lunch counter)