water runs and ought to run as it is by nature accus tomed to run
- A maxim of the common law taken from the civil law. Wholey v Caldwell, 108 Cal 95, 41 P 31; San Gabriel Valley Country Club v Los Angeles County, 182 Cal 392, 188 P 554, 9 ALR 1200.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.