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Verb: entail  en'teyl
  1. Have as a logical consequence
    - imply, mean
  2. Impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result
    "What does this move entail?";
    - implicate
  3. Limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
    - fee-tail
Noun: entail  en'teyl
  1. Land received by fee tail
  2. The act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple

Derived forms: entailed, entails, entailing

Type of: acres, bequeath, change, demesne, estate, land, landed estate, lead, leave, necessitate, will

Encyclopedia: Entail