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- v. Archaic form of entail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. See entail, v. t.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See entail.
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My Email is: firstname.lastname@example.org And Phill will get to know what this would intail.
Sometimes I thought to throw myself into the Sea, to disappoint his greedy Jaws; but then I remember'd that was Self − Murder, which would intail upon me a miserable Eternity; wherefore, I forc'd my
“Yes, indeed, sir,” added Mr. Clarke, “those two malicious old women docked the intail, and left the estate to an alien.”
Subjects, are familiar to their Imaginations, and they have a pious Horror, of consenting to any Thing, which may intail slavery on their Posterity.
Europe, the celebrated Tronchin, while at Paris, vehemently declaimed against this false delicacy and aversion against exercise; from which the ladies, especially of the higher rank of life, derived their bad habits of body, their pale color, with all the principles of weakness, and of a puny diseased constitution, which they necessarily intail on their innocent children.
"Yes, indeed, sir," added Mr. Clarke, "those two malicious old women docked the intail, and left the estate to an alien."
It is the word body that makes the intail: there must be a body in the tail, devised to heirs male or female, otherwise it is a fee-simple, because it is not limited of what body.
Now, you know, that in the case of a contingent remainder, the intail may be destroyed by levying a fine, and suffering a recovery, or otherwise destroying the particular estate, before the contingency happens.
Charles accord [in] g to the direction of my Will these three thousand acres of Land I devise to my said son George & the heirs male issue of his Body lawfully begotten & for want of such unto my son Landon & the heirs male issue of his Body lawfully begotten & for want of such to go according to the intail
The Lady Elizabeth, widow of the said Sir John Asbbumham, was ereated Baroness of Cramond, iji Scotland, by King Charles I. with intail of that honour on the issue of Sir Thomas Richardson,
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