Definition of Tailzie

1. n. An entailment or deed whereby the legal course of succession is cut off, and an arbitrary one substituted.



Definition of Tailzie

1. Noun. (legal Scotland) An entailment or deed whereby the legal course of succession is cut off, and an arbitrary one substituted. ¹

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Definition of Tailzie

1. tailye [n -S] - See also: tailye

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tailzie

tailspins
tailspot
tailstock
tailstocks
tailstrike
tailwater
tailwaters
tailwheel
tailwhip
tailwhips
tailwind
tailwinds
tailwort
tailye
tailyes
tailzie (current term)
tailzies
taimen
taimens
taimyrite
tain
tainiolite
tains
taint
tainted
taintedness
tainter gate
tainting
taintless
taintlessly

Literary usage of Tailzie

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1. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1844)
"The proper tailzie is the destination in one sense, ... of removing from the fetters the two -HMI and their heirs, that tailzie must be held to be recalled. ..."

2. Digest of the Scottish Law of Conveyancing: Heritable Rights by John Craigie (1887)
"HEIRS-AT-LAW, AND OF PROVISION, AND OF PROVISION AND tailzie. ... qua heir of provision ; or, in the case of an entail, qua heir of provision and tailzie. ..."

3. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"It seems to be a consequence of this doctrine, that in all services as heir of tailzie or provision, the claim and retour ought not only to describe the ..."

4. Styles of Deeds and Instruments: In Accordance with the Titles to Land by John Hendry, John Thompson Mowbray (1878)
"May it therefore please your Lordship to serve the Petitioner nearest and lawful heir of tailzie and provision in general to the said CD under and by virtue ..."

5. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of the by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1842)
"... clauses are as follows : " It shall not be lawful to, nor in the power of the said Arthur Dingwall" (the institute), " or any of the heirs of tailzie ..."

6. A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution: And Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1874)
"See tailzie. Direct substitution is merely the institution of a second legatee in case the first should be either incapable or unwilling to accept the ..."

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