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WALL. A building or erection so well known as to need no definition. In general a man may build a wall on any part of his estate, to any height he may deem proper, and in such form as may best accommodate him; but he must take care not to erect a wall contrary to the local regulations, nor in such a manner as to be injurious to his neighbors. See Dig. 50, 16, 157. Vide Party Wall.

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It is also very sad that young people are losing their homes and business have gone to the wall.
So far this year, 6,000 companies have gone to the wall and we expect to see more than 15,000 company failures by the end of the year.
She said she wanted the government to investigate why thousands of filling station licensees had gone to the wall since 1996, when a petrol price war squeezed profits of independent retailers and oil companies started to impose regulations.