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STREAM. A current of water. The right to a water course is not a right in the fluid itself so much as a right in the current of the stream. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1612. See River; Water Course.

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However there is no big river in the area, though a lot of streamlets flow here which are called Toye, Khwarr and Algadah in local dialect.
In COCA, playlet, streamlet, froglet and bosslet have very low frequencies, and wifelet does not occur at all in this corpus.
It's the last link of a public greenbelt that will connect hillside streamlets with Amazon Creek as it flows through Eugene and toward Fern Ridge Lake.
The rivulet becomes a streamlet, and the desert silence is suddenly broken by the silver music of water.
Trace them to their source, then check back monthly even if the running streamlet dries up.
In other words, the effect of the disorientation is relatively weaker as the spun streamlet gets away from the spun nozzle, so evidence of orientation is observed even in the as spun.
Mechthild of Magdeburg, in her book The Flowing Light of the Godhead, writes of an erotic "embrace" in which lover and beloved are "one, as water with wine" (9); and Teresa of Avila describes "spiritual marriage" as being "like rain falling from heaven into a river or stream, becoming one and the same liquid, so that the river and the rain water cannot be divided; or it resembles a streamlet flowing into the ocean, which cannot afterwards be disunited from it" (176).
When the rare rain comes, the rill becomes a streamlet.
James Michener's long life within the printed word may have germinated inadvertently at the age of 9 when he was swimming with friends in a streamlet near his home in Doylestown, Pa.
By the 2,000-mile mark on the Lena, as it sweeps northward toward the Arctic Circle, the fiver that began as a mountain streamlet is a swollen, braided giant, more than 19 miles from one true bank to the other.
I am standing by the streamlet where we used to meet of old, 'Neath the drooping willow branches in the dell, But my steps are getting feeble and my heart is growing cold,-- Would to God that I were laid beside thee, Nell.