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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

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Only this time he made a straight line for the waterhole.
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At that point, I still dreamed of my own floodlit waterhole, just across the street from my house, where I will sell over-priced drinks to dozens of visitors with thick wallets, all keen to see the elephants in my suburb.
Along the way they have no choice but to go right through various types of difficult terrain: waterhole, sand, rocks (think Devils Marbles), scrub, and swamp.
The physically shrinking waterhole, for example, takes decoding into inferences of the importance of natural world events.
It is the second attack in the region in just two weeks after a girl aged seven was killed swimming in a waterhole nearby.