stillicide


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stillicide

in Scots property law, the urban servitude that allows a proprietor of grounds, otherwise contrary to the law, to build so as to throw rainwater falling on his own land on to his neighbour.
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(Life 332-33) Rhythm can let its auditors hear other times in the sounds it patterns, as the speaker of "Friends Beyond" hears voices in the cave's "stillicide" ("A falling of water, etc.