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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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4 Assemble sliced pear and watercress on plate, dress with vinaigrette, add fritters and finish with walnuts.
Transfer to a blender with the watercress and blend until smooth.
If you buy bunched watercress, be sure to wash it thoroughly.
chopped chervil salt and pepper For the salad: 1/2 tbsp wholegrain mustard 1/2 tbsp white wine vinegar 11/2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 handful pea shoots 1 handful watercress METHOD 1.
Add the lentils, 1 tbsp dressing, 1/2 the watercress and 150ml of water, and cook for 7-8 mins or until the watercress has wilted and the lentils have broken down a little.
Laura Jackson and Alice Levine Salmon stuffed with watercress from Laura and Alice's book, Round To Ours, available from Quadrille in hardback, PS20
Blanch the watercress for at least 15 seconds in boiling water and allow to cool.
The peppery leaf adds a piquant heat to any dish, as well as a healthy kick containing, as it does, more than 50 vitamins and minerals, while research suggests that there is a link between watercress and cancer prevention.
The lowest score was for watercress and the birds also failed to show much interest in iceberg.
FEW EDIBLE PLANTS ARE AS gregarious as watercress, Nasturtium officinale.
A recent international study has concluded that watercress is the world's healthiest superfood.