(redirected from off the wall)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Packed with hits like Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough, Rock With You and She's Out Of My Life, Off The Wall transformed the Jackson 5 child singer into a solo performer.
Thriller sold more, brought him hard rock cred and added technological bravado - but Off The Wall is the album where Michael Jackson, the world-changing, ever influential superstar, was born.
After the siding is off the wall, the rest of the nail left in the wood can be popped out easily enough with a nail punch.
14th Street is a great location from a retail and real estate perspective and we can't wait to embrace the neighborhood,” says Gregg Heubach, Off the Wall Co-Owner.
Off the Wall, 24 Hill Street, Corbridge, is for sale through RMS Commercial at PS150,000 for the leasehold with a rent of PS25,000 per year for both units, tel 0191 212 0000.
By securing space for its second and third shops in the Big Apple -one will be located in a 2,000 s/f storefront at 248 West 23rd Street in Chelsea and the other in a 1,700 s/f space at 4 West 14th Street near Union Square Off the Wall has joined the ranks of several purveyors of low-fat ice-cream alternatives looking to expand in the New York area.
This is the site for architects with a penchant for off the wall gadgets 'run by a team of renegade elves in Western Canada' who every month publish around 50 classic gizmos on this site.
OFF THE WALL: FASHION FROM EAST GERMANY 1964 TO 1980 documents these daring images, adding a set of intriguing color photos rarely seen in the West to the chronicles of world fashion history.
Unlike his "Beetle Manifesto" works, which by some Frank Gehry-esque feat of engineering undulated right off the wall, Van Tran's recent paintings are compressed into a two-dimensional field in which space is warped and scale convoluted, conflating the microscopic and the telescopic, the fabulous and the banal.
Three chunks of concretes that apparently fell off the wall of a tunnel on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line in Niigata Prefecture were found on the ground of the tunnel early Saturday, East Japan Railway Co.
Resident Pauline Smith, pictured left, said: "I heard a noise and saw a man ripping the pipe off the wall - then there was a stink of gas.