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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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Over 80 per cent of the respondents said well-groomed professionals were likely to be more successful in their careers as 'there is a link between appearance and success.
The rise in male grooming is possibly due to the influence of well-groomed male celebrities such as David Beckham, Ryan Reynolds and Bradley Cooper.
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.
For their study, the researchers used toenail clippings collected in 1982 from 62,641 presumably well-groomed nurses.
In well-groomed Italy, for example, 28% of men do not use deodorant at all.
The well-groomed, bow-tied waiter presented a dozen red roses as the vintage bubbly flowed.
Then again, lots of ladies like a soft-skinned man who knows how to keep himself well-groomed.
As long as his dressing-to-the-nines isn't selectively timed, embrace his new well-groomed ways.
The 50-foot walkway at Oakdale was once a heavily used shortcut for students walking to Taft High School and others living in the well-groomed neighborhood, seeking access to Ventura Boulevard.
Just the fact of looking neat and clean, let alone looking elegant and well-groomed, is very dangerous for a gay person," Hussein says.