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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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Drain and rinse the beans, then combine in a bowl with the watercress, zest and juice of the lemon, tomatoes and olives, including the oil from the pack.
Toss the potatoes, then the watercress, in the yogurt mix.
4 To build your brunch, put a handful of watercress on top of each slice of toast, top each with 2 pieces of bacon, then slice the peeled egg and lay it on top of the bacon.
It has occasionally been suggested that watercress was introduced to the New World at some very early date from Europe (perhaps by Vikings), but most botanists regard it as a circumpolar species, native to both Europe and to North America.
For more green and healthy recipes, see Watercress.
The study's results reported by the US-based Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has suddenly put the spotlight on watercress, with nutritionists around the world talking about its wonders.
3 Watercress is rich in ascorbic acid (vitamin C), with 100g providing 47mg or 72% of vitamin C's RDA.
Most of the people who were unwell reported buying watercress at Sainsburys.
The watercress is spicy, endive is more bitter, oranges are sweet, avocado is creamy.
topping each square with watercress and black pepper.