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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Currently Dominic is working at Liquid Leisure Water-Ski and Wakeboard Centre near Heathrow.
Besides, once you've had to water-ski over an alligator, nothing else in the world seems very scary!
Hosted by the local water-ski club organisers hope the event could inspire some people to take up the sport.
* BRAVING THE WAVES: Christine Bleakley during her challenge to water-ski across the English Channel for Sport Relief and (inset) she is helped ashore after her ordeal
Overall winner on the day was Adam Walker from Kielder Water-ski Club.
Blind Ambition follows Janet, the world triple water-ski world champion as she recovers from a near fatal training accident last year in Florida.She suffered a compound fracture to the right thigh, a dislocated and broken left elbow, dislocated ribs and jaw, broken teeth, a snapped thumb tendon and a face so badly damaged that her nose, cheek and eye sockets were smashed beyond recognition.
They learned to water-ski through the fog on the Tyne - now Nick and Julz Heaney are the two hottest water-babes in British sport.
* Atlantic Wharf residents fear the planned water-ski park will harm local wildlife PICTURE: Peter Bolter [umlaut]
Speaking outside Chelmsford Coroner's Court yesterday, Mr Brooks' parents described their son - who was ranked third in the world in water-ski racing and was the European champion - as an "icon of the sport".
GOLDIE has launched a legal battle for damages of more than pounds 300,000 after breaking his leg in a water-ski accident.
A WATER-SKI and wakeboard park will open in Cardiff city centre under new plans, the Echo can exclusively reveal.