Definition of STREET.


STREET.

A road in a village or city. In common parlance the word
street is equivalent to highway. 4 Serg. & Rawle, 108.


2. A permission to the public for the space of eight, or even of six
years, to use a street without bar or impediment, is evidence from which a
dedication to the public maybe inferred. 11 East, R. 376; See 2 N. Hamp. 513; 4
B. & A. 447; 3 East, R. 294; 1 Law lntell. 134; 2 Smith~s Lead. Cas. 94,
n.; 2 Pick. R. 162; 2 Verm. R. 480; 5 Taunt. R. 125; S. C. 1 E. C. L. R. 34; 4
Camp. R. 169; 1 Camp. R. 260: 7 B. & C. 257; S. C. 14 E. C. L. R. 39; 5 B
& Ald. 454; S. C. 7 E. C. L. R. 159; 1 Blackf. 44; 2 Wend. 472; 8 Wend. 85;
11 Wend. 486; 6 Pet. 431; 1 Paige, 510; and the article Dedication.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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