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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.

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Block and Stalnaker suggest at one point that for an a priori entailment to go through, water must be analyzed as something like `the unique waterish stuff in our environment'.
2]O is a waterish stuff around here, it is not a microphysical fact that it is the waterish stuff around here.
Although Sir Henry Colt, who stayed on Barbados for two weeks on his way to St Christopher in 1631, did not particularly like the fruit he sampled on the island -- 'some are too sweet, some too waterish, few are good' -- he nonetheless noted the wonderful variety.