Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being left in fee-tail; also, often used with reference to any property that is capable of being left by will.

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Examples

  • These rights will be transferable and entailable, and attempts will be made to extend such rights to species not managed by a quota system, such as squid and linefish.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Slaves, as well as lands, were entailable during the monarchy: but, by an act of the first republican assembly, all donees in tail, present and future, were vested with the absolute dominion of the entailed subject.

    Notes on the State of Virginia

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