Definition of Entail. Meaning of Entail. Synonyms of Entail

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Definition of Entail

Entail
Entail En*tail", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entailed; p. pr. & vb. n. Entailing.] [OE. entailen to carve, OF. entailler. See Entail, n.] 1. To settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing, or on a person and his descendants or a certain line of descendants; -- said especially of an estate; to bestow as an heritage. Allowing them to entail their estates. --Hume. I here entail The crown to thee and to thine heirs forever. --Shak. 2. To appoint hereditary possessor. [Obs.] To entail him and his heirs unto the crown. --Shak. 3. To cut or carve in a ornamental way. [Obs.] Entailed with curious antics. --Spenser.
Entail
Entail En*tail", n. [OE. entaile carving, OF. entaille, F., an incision, fr. entailler to cut away; pref. en- (L. in) + tailler to cut; LL. feudum talliatum a fee entailed, i. e., curtailed or limited. See Tail limitation, Tailor.] 1. That which is entailed. Hence: (Law) (a) An estate in fee entailed, or limited in descent to a particular class of issue. (b) The rule by which the descent is fixed. A power of breaking the ancient entails, and of alienating their estates. --Hume. 2. Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio. [Obs.] ``A work of rich entail.' --Spenser.

Meaning of Entail from wikipedia

- In English common law, fee tail or entail is a form of trust established by deed or settlement which restricts the sale or inheritance of an estate in...
- Linguistic entailments occur when one may draw necessary conclusions from a particular use of a word, phrase or sentence. Entailment phrases are relations...
- the entailing and entailed texts are termed text (t) and hypothesis (h), respectively. Textual entailment is not the same as pure logical entailment — it...
- Entail may refer to: Fee tail, a term of art in common law describing a limited form of succession Entailment, a logical relation between sentences of...
- himself was very sympathetic; "Exclusion from the Succession would not entail any other change in Princess Margaret's position as a member of the Royal...
- presented a seven-point peace deal to both parties. The proposed peace treaty entailed the reinstatement of Hadi's government and the evacuation of Houthi fighters...
- The Entail Act 1685 (c 26) [12mo ed: c 22] was an Act of the Parliament of Scotland. It was one of the Entail Acts. This Act was disapplied by section...
- Monotonicity of entailment is a property of many logical systems that states that the hypotheses of any derived fact may be freely extended with additional...
- in the General Government, perhaps with the half-Jews and all that that entails some 3.5 million. We cannot shoot these 3.5 million Jews, we cannot poison...
- muni****lities as of 2018. Traditionally, Switzerland avoids alliances that might entail military, political, or direct economic action and has been neutral since...
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