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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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Lift the watercress out of the bowl and shake off the excess water.
Known to exist for centuries, watercress was an extensively used medicinal herb and food in the Middle Ages.
5 Watercress is also an excellent source of vitamin A, as well as flavonoids and antioxidants such as lutein and zeaxanthin.
We have a robust surveillance system in place for VTEC and this helped us identify that watercress was the most probable food item which was causing the illness.
Add the pea shoots and watercress and cook for a further five minutes.
INGREDIENTS: 400g/14oz new potatoes, boiled until tender; 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped; 1tbsp white wine vinegar; 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil; salt and freshly ground black pepper; 300g/101/2oz ready-made mayonnaise; 50g/2oz mild curry paste from a jar, fried in 1 tbsp oil for 2-3 minutes, cooled; 1tbsp sultanas; 1tbsp flaked almonds, toasted; 3 ready-cooked chicken breasts, sliced; 1tbsp fresh coriander leaves; small bunch watercress METHOD: Place potatoes into a pan of boiling water and boil until tender.
Black Mountain from Abergavenny is very tasty 100g new season small Jersey Royals 100g peppery watercress or rocket 2 spring onions 1 tbsp sunflower seeds 1 tbsp mayonnaise 2 tbsp creme fraiche Squeeze of lemon Fresh parsley and or dill Method Wash the potatoes gently in water removing the mud.
Watercress is a grassy, peppery plant that grows in wet places like streams and river banks.
MOST of the watercress sold in Britain is grown in Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
PEOPLE who have been spotted harvesting watercress from a rat-infested stretch of Guisborough beck could be risking their lives.
The anticancer benefits of watercress may arise from its ability to increase the level of antioxidants in the blood and to protect DNA against damage.