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WALL. A building or erection so well known as to need no definition. In general a man may build a wall on any part of his estate, to any height he may deem proper, and in such form as may best accommodate him; but he must take care not to erect a wall contrary to the local regulations, nor in such a manner as to be injurious to his neighbors. See Dig. 50, 16, 157. Vide Party Wall.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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While incidence of the Wall was most common in the folks who used internally-focused distractions, the runners in this second group reported hitting the Wall earliest and suffering from it for the longest duration of time as compared to the others.
"The force of the vehicle hitting the wall knocked the brickwork inwards and caused the glass TV stand to smash, covering the living room with glass."
Benjamin Rapoport once experienced a common phenomenon among marathoners, known as "hitting the wall." Essentially, the body runs out of fuel, forcing the runner to slow down dramatically.
The youth's car burst into flames after hitting the wall near the junction of Castle Hill and Jury Road in Warwick at about 4.10am.
The 36-seater coach careered into Niddrie before hitting the wall.