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the open space in the centre of a law court.

WELL. A hole dug in the earth in order to obtain water.
     2. The owner of the estate has a right to dig in his own ground, at such a distance as is permitted by law, from his neighbor's land; he is not restricted as to the size or depth, and is not liable to any action for rendering the well of his neighbor useless by so doing. Lois des Bat. part. 1, c. 3, sect. 2, art. 2, Sec. 2.

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Infants of the underfed mothers were born small but nonetheless by young adulthood caught up in body weight to the offspring of the well-fed mothers.
Living in the UAE, secure, warm and well-fed, it should be easy to understand how it must feel to be cold, hungry and homeless.
She will be missed by her children, daughters-in-law, grandchildren & great-grandchild; her sister Helen & her husband Gordon; her brother Jake & his wife Ethel; her sister-in-law Maurine; her many nieces, nephews & dear friends; & the formerly very well-fed squirrels at Westminster Woods.
Mo Willems charms up a cartoon snake in crayon, with a well-fed grin on its face and a large swelling in its mid-section; now we shall never know what the 'Amazonian Neotropical Lower River Tink-Tink' looks like.
Over the years I have come across both well-fed and starving strays which were pregnant and gave birth to healthy pups/kittens.
They go to food banks, Lord Freud, because they are neither as well-heeled nor as well-fed as you.
In the same way Comic Relief sends rich celebs to Africa to talk about poverty, this Sport Relief two-parter asks well-fed celebs to go without food.
to feed other countries to the sacrifice of in-country priorities; and what good is being well-fed if that's all there is to life--no learning, no growing, no creative sparks that lead to the great inventions and entrepreneurship that has made this country great?
Weighing as much as 80 well-fed adult elephants, the vehicle was dismantled at Sriharikota, 80 kilometres from Chennai.
Researchers found that when a population of parasite-infected water fleas was well-fed, some of them became highly contagious, compared with when food was limited.