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the open space in the centre of a law court.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

WELL. A hole dug in the earth in order to obtain water.
     2. The owner of the estate has a right to dig in his own ground, at such a distance as is permitted by law, from his neighbor's land; he is not restricted as to the size or depth, and is not liable to any action for rendering the well of his neighbor useless by so doing. Lois des Bat. part. 1, c. 3, sect. 2, art. 2, Sec. 2.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This juxtaposition of plenty and paucity is at the heart of the global crisis surrounding food and it is important for every country to tackle food wastage on a war footing because this wastage has crippling consequences: It damages the global economy, deepens the chasm between the well-fed and the hungry and irreparably harms the environment.
From there, Levy developed the idea to begin Well-Fed Me.
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As a corrupt cop called Vincent, the well-fed Jamie Foxx sees his chickens come home to roost when his son is kidnapped by the mob.
The researchers then compared offspring of the well-fed mothers with the offspring of undernourished mothers.
The team works hard to keep the chicks safe and well-fed. "It's been amazing to watch the chicks grow into beautiful birds," says Bronwyn jeynes of Kakapo Recovery.
- Anne Crosby, by email CAROL: Rhubarb loves to be well-fed so incorporate as much organic matter as you can.
He finds accounts of people being well-fed and healthy and of innovative and specialized food production.
Community Financial Credit Union said it started the Warming Hearts & Homes campaign to assist Michigan families in staying warm and well-fed during the winter months.
In Shrewsbury, she was one of the first two women elected trustees at the First Congregational Church.She will be missed by her children, daughters-in-law, grandchildren & great-grandchild; her sister Helen & her husband Gordon; her brother Jake & his wife Ethel; her sister-in-law Maurine; her many nieces, nephews & dear friends; & the formerly very well-fed squirrels at Westminster Woods.
Mo Willems charms up a cartoon snake in crayon, with a well-fed grin on its face and a large swelling in its mid-section; now we shall never know what the 'Amazonian Neotropical Lower River Tink-Tink' looks like.
Over the years I have come across both well-fed and starving strays which were pregnant and gave birth to healthy pups/kittens.