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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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Meanwhile, Stratford's meeting today has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.
"Most of the track is absolutely fine, but we had to abandon today as there is a waterlogged patch just after the winning line in the pull up.
All waterlogged treated plots were visually rated for visual waterlogging injury 7 d after the waterlogging was removed.
The streets were also waterlogged near JJ Hospital in Nagpada.
The PWD, on the other hand, claimed none of its roads was waterlogged.
The course currently has a few waterlogged patches and a 7.15am inspection has been called, but an improvement in the forecast is giving officials hope.
THE NFU has welcomed a decision by Hilary Benn to grant a temporary exemption from the cross-compliance standard for farmers who need to use mechanical equipment and vehicles on waterlogged soil to harvest cereals, oilseeds and protein crops in England.
TODAY'S meetings at Redcar and Newton Abbot have been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.
League fixtures involving Formby and Ashton Town both fell foul of waterlogged surfaces.
Catterick clerk of the course Jonjo Sanderson said: "We are waterlogged with false patches of ground on the home bend.
Yesterday's fixture at Beverley was abandoned because the course was waterlogged, but last night's card at Haydock went ahead following an inspection, although officials did fear another cloudburst.
This experiment was conducted in a rain shelter to avoid the influence of rainfall on waterlogged treatments.