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stillicide

/ (ˈstɪlɪˌsaɪd) /
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noun

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 for stillicide

C17: from Latin stillicidium, from stilla drop + -cidium, from cadere to fall
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