The diminutive of a sewer. Callis, Sew. (80,) 100. In modern law, an open ditch or conduit designed to allow the passage of water from one point to another in a certain direction, whether for purposes of drainage, irrigation, or otherwise. Warren v.Ilenly, 31 Iowa. 31; Willis v. State, 27 Neb. 98, 42 N. W. 920.
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Maid’s fee. A British word signifying a customary fine payable tolords of some manors on marriage of the tenant’s daughters, or otherwise on theircommitting incontinence. Cowell.
A place of execution. Jacob.
Waif, or waived; that which has been stolen and afterwards dropped in thehighway for fear of a discovery. Cowell.
The name of a court which was held every three weeks In the liberty orhundred of Pathbew in Warwick. Jacob.
Sax. Compensation for fraud or trespass. Cowell.
Government by a woman; a state in which womenare legally capable of the supreme command; e. g., in Great Britain and Spain.
The Japanese practice of bureaucratic control (or
Stock being repurposed by many parties to increase profit for all.