Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The easement of allowing rain-water to run from a roof to a neighbor's land.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Roman law. A servitude which consists in the right to conduct the rain-water, collected from the roof and carried off by the gutters, onto the house or ground of one's neighbor. Mackeld. Rom. Law, ยง 317; Ersk. Inst. 2, 9, 9. Also a river or stream. In old English law. Flood; flood-tide.