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Entail (from French 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.
- In Logic, see: Entailment
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