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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ancient custom or law which required a proprietor to build in such a manner that the eaves-drop from his house or buildings should not fall on the land of his neighbor. It was the same as the urban servitude of the Romans, called stillicide (stillicidium).

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