ad filum aquae

ad fi·lum aq·uae \ äd-ˈfē-ləm-ˈä-ˌkwī \

Definition of ad filum aquae

law
:to the middle of the stream often used in conveyancing in describing boundaries

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Origin and Etymology of ad filum aquae

Latin


filum aquae

noun fi·lum aquae \ ˌfīləˈmāˌkwē , ˌfēləˈmäˌkwī \

Definition of filum aquae

plural fila aquarum \ˌfīlə‧əˈkwa(a)rəm, ˌfēlə‧əˈkwärəm\
:the thread of a stream

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Origin and Etymology of filum aquae

Medieval Latin, literally, thread of water


usque ad filum aquae

usque ad fi·lum aquae \ -ˈfēləˈmäˌkwī , ˈfīləˈmāˌkwē \

Definition of usque ad filum aquae

:as far as the middle of the stream referring to a rule in law that when a boundary of a real property is formed by a nontidal stream, unless otherwise evident, the title extends to an imaginary line along the middle of the stream subject to the rights of the public

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Origin and Etymology of usque ad filum aquae

Medieval Latin, literally, as far as the thread of water


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