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DRIP. The right of drip is an easement by which the water which falls on one house is allowed to fall upon the land of another.
     2. Unless the owner has acquired the right by grant or prescription, he has no right so to construct his house as to let the water drip over his neighbor's land. 1 Roll. Ab. 107. Vide Rain water; Stillicidium; and 3 Kent, Com. 436; Dig. 43, 23, 4 et 6; 11 Ad. & Ell. 40; S. C. 39 E. C. L. R. 21.

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The boy said he would then have to stand on a towel in the corridor of the house and would have to drip-dry there, sometimes without even a vest on.
Acrylic, polyester, and drip-dry nylon, changed the face of fashion.
Before hi-fi, credit cards, laser beams, supermarkets and the ballpoint pen; before dishwashers, drip-dry clothes, air conditioning, electric blankets, tumble dryers and before man walked on the Moon.
This was the washing instruction card for Everglaze BanCare cotton shirts, probably from the 1950s, that blatantly proclaims the benefits of being drip-dry and crease resistant.
Credit cards, laser beams, dishwashers, tumble driers, drip-dry clothes, air conditioners and electric blankets had yet to find their ubiquitous use in our homes.
Let the wet suit drip-dry only, and hang it up in a cool, dry place.
He also installed low drip-dry racks on the other side of the room.
We were before radar, credit cards, split atoms, laser beams, and before ballpoint pens, before dishwashers, tumble driers, electric blankets, air conditioners, drip-dry clothes.