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ENTAIL (from Fr. tailler, to cut; the...

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 654 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ENTAIL (from Fr. tailler, to cut; the old derivation from tales haeredes is now abandoned), in law, a limited form of succession (q.v.). In architecture, the term " entail " denotes an ornamental device sunk in the ground of stone or brass, and subsequently filled in with marble, mosaic or enamel.
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