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the open space in the centre of a law court.

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.

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Arriving to a throng of well-wishers, he said: "I love you all, man", before breaking down.
'After a week, I've seen her [Wangwe] with a well-wisher,' she said.
Her mother, Ms Rose Akoth, said a well-wisher, who is a former teacher at the school, had helped her to cater for her daughters primary education.
He alleged: 'The biggest foreign loans were borrowed during the PPP tenure, and the national economy was damaged.' He added: 'Today, this person who brought an unbearable loss to the people Pakistan pretends to be their well-wisher.'
Dad-to-be Prince Harry has told a well-wisher at the Invictus Games in Sydney that he's hoping his and Duchess Meghan's first born will be a girl.
Considering that Pakistan is Afghanistan's friend and its well-wisher, our government should try its best to provide the people of Afghanistan food and health services.
Former King Gyanendra, in a condolence message on Vajpayee's demise, has stated that Nepal has lost a well-wisher and outstanding friend and the world has lost a respectful statesman, according to the former King's press secretary Dr.
Paying tribute to Tahir Ahmed Sandhu he said, Tahir was an honest and committed politician and his death had caused an irreparable loss to his family and the PML-N too.He was a well-wisher of the people of his area and had a deep ideology for a better future, he said and urged the people
I was moved to tears when I read the letter from the well-wisher. It gives you faith in the belief that there are decent people out there who care.
IT WOULDN'T be New Year's Eve in my house without a wrinkly old chap getting a sympathetic hand from a well-wisher.
AN anonymous well-wisher left 100 letters in random locations around Liverpool to help spread hope during the festive period.
Stronger relives the shocking attack from the perspective of Boston native Jeff Bauman, who was a well-wisher in the crowd that fateful day and lost both of his legs in the blast.