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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of entail.


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  • By the annexation obligations entailed by the annexation, and if in my opinion, and in the opinion of many on this side of the House, wrong was done by the annexation itself, _that would not warrant us in doing fresh, distinct, and separate wrong by a disregard of the obligation which that annexation entailed_.

    The Transvaal from Within A Private Record of Public Affairs

  • But now, with the discovery of Sally Buckland’s body in the master bedroom closet, the house had become a crime scene, its warm domesticity destroyed by everything the term entailed.

    Tough Customer

  • In the sense that any movement which involves taking part in group action of any sort, even entirely voluntarily and with no particular obligation entailed, is "Evangelical".

    A quasi-religious movement

  • But the "work that's entailed" is so onerous that most principals just give up, or get bad teachers to transfer to another school.

    Sound Politics: On Math Standards, Expectations, Parenting & "Special Ed"

  • The first eight pages are occupied with a dissertation on the origin of language, perhaps arising from a line in the dialogue between a sinner and spider, 'My name entailed is to my creation.'

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • Here, the translation "circle" is inapt, as the Hebrew term entailed something spherical, not flat.

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  • The terms entailed the creation of the post of prime minister, who would "coordinate and supervise" government affairs.

    ::.Angus Reid Global Monitor - Polls.::

  • The constitutional theory entailed is “originalism can’t be taken altogether seriously.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Create a Constitutional Theory Out of This

  • ‘Private inquiries, instituted in England, have informed the Baron that my Lord’s income is derived chiefly from what is called entailed property.

    The Haunted Hotel

  • Jim cursed his ill-luck; the loss of time that this dilemma entailed grew serious; for Mrs. Peach was now in such a hysterical state that he could not leave her with any good grace or feeling.

    The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid


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