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pool

noun alliance, amalgamation, bank, cartel, collaboration, collective, collectivism, combination, combination of funds, combine, common fund, common ownership, community of possession, confederacy, consolidation, consortium, cooperation, cosharing, federation, joint concern, joint ownership, joint possession, league, mutual ownership, partnership, syndicate, trust, unification, union
Associated concepts: insolvency pool, involuntary market pool, mortgage pool, stock pool

pool

verb affiliate with, ally, amalgamate, associate, band together, blend, collaborate, combine, confederate, conjoin, connect, consolidate, coordinate, enter into parttership with, federate, involve together, league, merge, mix, share, unify, unite
Associated concepts: pooling of assets
See also: act in concert, associate, combination, combine, concert, consolidation, consortium, contribution, cooperate, federalize, federation, fund, join, league, partnership, syndicate, trust, unite

POOL. A small lake of standing water.
     2. By the grant of a pool, it is said, both the land and water will pass. Co. Litt. 5. Vide Stagnum; Water. Undoubtedly the right to fish, and probably the right to use hydraulic works, will be acquired by such grant. 2 N. Hamps. Rep. 259; An on Wat. Courses, 47; Plowd. 161; Vaugh. 103; Bac. Ab. Grants, H 3; Com. Dig. Grant, E 5; 5 Cowen, 216; Cro. Jac. 150; 1 Lev. 44; Co. Litt. 5.

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Just then a splash startled them, for Button-Bright, in his anxiety to see the pool that would "cure" him, had stepped too near the edge and tumbled heels over head into the water.
She is such a dear quiet thing,' Alice went on, half to herself, as she swam lazily about in the pool, `and she sits purring so nicely by the fire, licking her paws and washing her face--and she is such a nice soft thing to nurse--and she's such a capital one for catching mice--oh, I beg your pardon
The golden skirts of day were yet lingering upon the hills, but deep shades obscured the hollow and the pool, as if sombre night were rising thence to overspread the world.
So long as neither of us could prove we were right we quite enjoyed the dispute; but now I can never drink at that pool again without the soft-shell crab laughing at me.
When about a hundred yards from the pool I heard a cry of "Cooee
With the first sight of the strange black, which occurred close to the pool, Jerry's suspicions were aroused.
The Pool is a deep, walled ditch, through which a clear stream of water runs, that comes from under Jerusalem somewhere, and passing through the Fountain of the Virgin, or being supplied from it, reaches this place by way of a tunnel of heavy masonry.
We were now in a quandary as to how to pass the guards who patrolled the island about the pool.
By the time I reached the pool, however, she was close behind me, and I knew that, whatever, to her apprehension, might befall me, the exposure of my society struck her as her least danger.
Katherine's Dock, lying overshadowed and black like a quiet pool amongst rocky crags, through the venerable and sympathetic London Docks, with not a single line of rails in the whole of their area and the aroma of spices lingering between its warehouses, with their far-famed wine- cellars - down through the interesting group of West India Docks, the fine docks at Blackwall, on past the Galleons Reach entrance of the Victoria and Albert Docks, right down to the vast gloom of the great basins in Tilbury, each of those places of restraint for ships has its own peculiar physiognomy, its own expression.
George Willard went out of the pool room and into Main Street.
The bank broke away, and he fell into the pool before he had weighed the question properly.