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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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While I'll always remain a well-wisher of BSB and be ever grateful for the excellent foundation given to my children, it is really sad to see stalwarts such as Mr Atkins, Mr Dietrich, Ms McPollin, Ms Sherman, among many others, leaving.
WELL-WISHER touched by WELL-WISHER touched by AAthe brutal killing of April Jones has called for her hometown's only roundabout to be transformed into a oral memorial to the schoolgirl.
William appeared to suggest he and Kate were already planning another child when he encouraged a well-wisher to make a second baby gift after giving them one for their son during the couple's tour of New Zealand.
Ajit Singh Bagga, another well-wisher, said condemned the assault saying, " Pakistan is repeatedly conducting small attacks on India, and demanded the Indian Government react strongly to such incidents.
PRINCE William sparked royal baby fever yesterday by accepting a babygro from a well-wisher, saying: "I'll keep that.
DELIGHTED A face-painted well-wisher (left) and Princess Beatrice SERVICE The Queen with the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu
The auction raised pounds 580, with pounds 300 from the raffle, and a well-wisher made up the rest," she added.
To my surprise I received a letter from a well-wisher at my home last week, but it had no home number, street and or even a postcode.