Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The right to draw water from a particular source, such as a lake, irrigation canal, or stream. Often used in the plural.
  • n. Nautical The right to navigate on particular waters.

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  • n. right of access to water

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Examples

  • When the Floating Dragon had suddenly capsized, Dunross, Gornt and Peter Marlowe had been in the water right below.

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