usque ad filum aquae
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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