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Overview of noun entail

The noun entail has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. entail

(land received by fee tail)

2. entail

(the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple)


Overview of verb entail

The verb entail has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) entail, imply, mean

(have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers")

2. (3) entail, implicate

(impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?")

3. fee-tail, entail

(limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs)

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