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FLOWING LANDS Definition & Legal Meaning

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This term has acquired a definite and specific meaning in law. Itcommonly imports raising and sotting back water on another’s land, by a dam placedacross a stream or water-course which is the natural drain and outlet for surplus wateron such land. Call v. Middlesex County Com’rs, 2 Gray (Mass.) 235.


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