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Wayleaves

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Right of way through private property for the laying of waterpipes and making of sewers, etc., provided that only the surface-soil is utilised by the proprietor.

“Mr. Woods made an attempt to get the House of Commons to commit itself to the proposition: That the present system of royalty rents and wayleaves is injurious to the great industries.”—Liberty Review, April 14th, 1894, p. 307.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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