eaves-drip


eaves-drip
Water which drips from the eaves of a house. See easement of drip.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • eaves-drip — The drip or dropping of water from the eaves of a house on the land of an adjacent owner; the easement of having the water so drip, or the servitude of submitting to such drip; the same as the stillicidium of the Roman law. See drip rights… …   Black's law dictionary

  • eaves-drip — The drip or dropping of water from the eaves of a house on the land of an adjacent owner; the easement of having the water so drip, or the servitude of submitting to such drip; the same as the stillicidium of the Roman law. See drip rights… …   Black's law dictionary

  • drip — drip; drip·page; drip·per; drip·ple; drip·py; qua·drip·a·rous; eaves·drip; …   English syllables

  • eaves — eaves; eaves·drop·per; eaves·drop; eaves·drip; …   English syllables

  • drip — The falling of rain water from the eaves of house. See eaves drip …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Drip — Drip, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dripped}or {Dript}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dripping}.] [Akin to LG. drippen, Dan. dryppe, from a noun. See {Drop}.] 1. To fall in drops; as, water drips from the eaves. [1913 Webster] 2. To let fall drops of moisture or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drip mold — noun (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway) • Syn: ↑drip, ↑drip mould • Topics: ↑architecture • Hypernyms: ↑projection …   Useful english dictionary

  • easement of drip — The servitude of the dripping of water from the eaves of a building on to the land of the adjoining owner. I Am J2d Adj L § 31 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • eavesdrip — eaves·drip …   English syllables

  • eavesdrop — [ēvz′dräp΄] n. [ME evesdrop, altered (after drop, DROP) < OE yfesdrype: see EAVES & DRIP] Rare water that drips from the eaves, or the ground on which it drips vi. eavesdropped, eavesdropping [prob. back form. < eavesdropper, lit., one who… …   English World dictionary


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