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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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CUTLINE: (1 AND 2) Photos and news clippings from the displays of water-skiing and sailing talent that were regular events on Lake Wickaboag in the 1950s and 1960s, from the collection of Albert Collings of West Brookfield.
"But when you look at statistics there are more world, European and British titles up for grabs in water-skiing.
That's why I cried after the water-skiing incident.
Charity started water-skiing when she was six years old.
As always, apply safe water-skiing rules:supervise children, and wear Coast Guard-approved flotation vests.
Rafting runs from 9.30am to 7pm daily and water-skiing is available from 10am to 7.30pm.
They include 11-year-old John Lyons - who helped save his father's life after a water-skiing accident - and Bethan Ramm whose eyes were removed after she contracted a form of eye cancer.
But it ended cruelly for the former Forest defender at 30 after a water-skiing accident.
Marske watersports ace Sean Rose was more delighted than disappointed after missing out on a bronze medal at the World Disabled Water-skiing Championships.
Spanish doctors saved the arm and possibly the career of an English surgeon involved in a water-skiing accident in Majorca.
It took her about five months to learn the difficult techniques of barefoot water-skiing. Now Charity is one of the best barefoot skiers in the country.
(last year, a dumpster participated), water-skiing demonstrations around 4, and a fireworks display at 9:30.