Definition of Entails

1. Noun. (plural of entail) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of entail) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entails

1. entail [v] - See also: entail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entails

entablatures
entacapone
entactogen
entactogenesis
entactogenic
entactogens
entad
entail
entailed
entailer
entailers
entailing
entailment
entailments
entails (current term)
ental
ental origin
entame
entameba
entamebae
entamebas
entamed
entames
entaming
entamoeba
entamoeba histolytica
entamoebae
entamoebas
entamoebiasis

Literary usage of Entails

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1. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"15609) ; because such entails were not entails, but barely TITLE VIII. ... entails of this rigorous kind, as they impose an unfavour- entails able restraint ..."

2. A History of French Private Law by Jean Brissaud (1912)
"These entails were most often made from male to male by way of primogeniture. These constitute a form of "majorat," that is to say> giving this last word ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"... appointed one of the four judges of the consistorial court, one of e principal clerks of session, and keeper of general record of entails for Scotland, ..."

4. Estates, Future Interests, and Illegal Conditions and Restraints in Illinois by Albert Martin Kales (1920)
"The cases in other states having precisely the same Statute on entails, have reached these ... See also of the Statute on entails, limited a McCampbell v. ..."

5. Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1899)
"To avert this impoverishment, recourse was had to the contrivance of entails, whereby the order of succession was irrevocably fixed, and each holder, ..."

6. The Law of the Federal and State Constitutions of the United States: With an by Frederic Jesup Stimson (1908)
"entails, Primogeniture, and Perpetuities. — entails are, by declaration in two of the Territories, entirely abolished ; • so, in two States, the Legislature ..."

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