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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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Front-running men's grooming stores such as MEN'S BIZ like to carry products like MENAJI that take looking natural and well-groomed to the next level.
Majority of the professionals in the Middle East region believe looking good at workplace is the key to career advancement as 'there is a correlation between being well-groomed and growing professionally', according to a survey.
JOHN BRISTOW, ex-pat radio presenter in Verbier, Switzerland MORNING: An exhilarating ski on the well-groomed pistes and bump runs in the Verbier region of Switzerland, enjoying the spectacular scenery.
If you're an aficionado of a full and well-groomed beard - and really, who isn't?
A well-groomed beard is paramount, believes Gregory who when he meets new people says "Please, call me Greg" but doesn't mean it.
The part as Liverpudlian Carol Barry is worlds away from her days as Walford's well-groomed Vanessa Gold.
The normally well-groomed Mrs Tom Cruise even sported a few strands of grey hair out and about in New York with pals and later her six-yearold daughter Suri.
These figures would seem to indicate that men are paying more attention to their physical appearance and grooming than ever before, and Kevin Kou, managing director at I&K International, believes it is down to a combination of more brands being available, as well as the influence of well-groomed celebrities.
You would have thought Liz Hurley was drawn to Shane Warne's dangerous, rough-trade air, but she has turned him into a well-groomed, galloping hairgrip with a decidedly feminine facade" - broadcaster Dame Jenni Murray.
At the Pride of Britain Awards, the X Factor judge put her well-groomed persona to one side for a young boy called Cameron Small, who won the Young Fundraiser of the Year Award having raised over Au95,000 for the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.
Elsewhere, Bob Geldof (who makes James May look like a well-groomed city gent) said of U2: "They are a very considered band.
2 : having a healthy well-groomed look <sleek cattle>