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

    In fresh-water lakes and streams, the mark where the presence and action of the water are so common and usual as to mark upon the soil of the bed a character distinct from that of the banks in respect to vegetation as well as to the nature of the soil itself. See 56 Minn. 513, 45 Am. St. Rep. 494, 58 N. W. 295. See, also, Flode-mark.