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stillicide

noun
  1. law a right or duty relating to the drainage of water from the eaves of a roof onto adjacent land
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Word Origin

C17: from Latin stillicidium, from stilla drop + -cidium, from cadere to fall
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  • I still remember that Emphyteusis is not a disease, nor Stillicide a crime.

    Every Girl's Library, Volume 8 of 10

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