way

(redirected from ways of life)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

way

(Channel), noun alley, artery, avenue, custom, lane, mode, path, pathway, plan, road, roadway, route, throughway

way

(Manner), noun behavior, fashion, habit, means, progression, ritual
Associated concepts: way appurtenant, way by dedication, way of necessity, way reserved, wayfarer, waylay
See also: access, admission, admittance, arrangement, avenue, behavior, channel, condition, conduct, conduit, course, custom, demeanor, deportment, direction, entry, expedient, facility, form, habit, instrumentality, key, manner, method, mode, modus operandi, ploy, practice, presence, procedure, process, solution, state, style, system, temperament, treatment

WAY, estates. A passage, street or road. A right of way is a privilege which an individual or a particular description of persons, such as the inhabitants of a particular place, or the owners or occupiers of such place may have, of going over another person's ground.
     2. It is an incorporeal hereditament of a real nature, a mere easement, entirely different from public or private roads.
     3. A right of way may arise, 1. By prescription and immemorial usage. 2 McCord, 447 5 Har. & John. 474; Co. Litt. 113, b; Br. Chem. 2; 1 Roll. Ab. 936. 2. By grant. 3 Lev. 305; 1 Ld. Raym. 75; 17 Mass. 416; Crabb on R. P. Sec. 366. 3. By reservation 4. By custom. 5. By acts of the legislature. 6. From necessity, when a man's ground is enclosed and completely blocked up, so that he cannot, without passing over his neighbor's land, reach the public road. For example, should A grant a piece of land to B, surrounded by land belonging to A; a right of way over A's land passes of necessity to B, otherwise he could not derive any benefit from the acquisition. Vide 3 Rawle, 495; 2 Fairf. R. 1,56; 2 Mass. 203; 2 McCord, 448; 3 McCord, 139; 2 Pick. 577; 14 Mass. 56; 2 Hill, S. C. R. 641; and Necessity. The way is to be taken where it will be least injurious to the owner. 4 Kent, Com. 338. 4. Lord Coke, adopting the civil law, says there are three kinds of ways. 1. A foot-way, called iter. 2. A foot-way and horse-way, called adus. 3. A cart- way, which contains the other two, called via. Co. Lit. 56, a; Pothier, Pandectae, lib. 8, t. 3, Sec. 1; Dig. 8, 3; 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 177. Vide Yelv. 142, n; Id. 164; Woodf. Landl. & Ten. 544; 4 Kent, Com. 337; Ayl. Pand. 307; Cruise's Dig. tit. 24; 1 Taunt. R. 279; R. & M. 151; 1 Bail. R. 58; 2 Hill. Abr. c. 6; Crabb on Real Prop. Sec. 360 to 397; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.; Easement; Servitude.

References in periodicals archive ?
explore possibilities for supporting Indigenous communities and traditional ways of life through capacity building and the exchange of best practices;
of elders, to reflect knowledge and hold better ways of life that carve
Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates
To the six ways of life in the ancient world, one could add Cooper's own.
Ahmed Bin Essa Al Serkal, chairman of Al Serkal Group, said the project was designed to help children understand essential environmental principles, issues as well nature-friendly ways of life.
In particular, she wanted to see whether the young people had been influenced by the notion of futurelessness--whole peoples and ways of life dying out--that is popular among the intelligentsia in the region.
However, the adoption of western and other ways of life has derailed the Muslims from the right path putting them in the darkness of ignorance, they added.
His interest in Zen Buddhism and Eastern ways of life are described as the guiding principles behind his self-motivation.
This book describes the geological makeup and history of the Rocky Mountains, as well as the cultures and ways of life of the people in the United States and Canada who live in their shadows.
Diane Roche--will mentor the younger women in the dynamics of shared community life and prayer, and will bring in representatives of other religious orders to talk about their ways of life.
Lack of volunteers - pages 14-15) THE fracturing of our traditional community ways of life is one of the most striking stories of our age.