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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He could hear a banging noise from the flat roof of the garage which ran along the side of the house, and when he went to investigate saw the figure of a man through the frosted glass ceiling.
Whatever happened, the mummification process also preserved a network of tendons and a frill--like a rooster's comb--that ran along the creature's back.