ETYM Old Eng. entaile carving, Old Fren. entaille, French, an incision, from entailler to cut away; pref. en- (Latin in) + tailler to cut; Late Lat. feudum talliatum a fee entailed, i. e., curtailed or limited. Related to Tail limitation, Tailor.
Land received by fee tail.
1. To have as a logical consequence; SYN. imply, mean.
2. To impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; SYN. implicate.
3. (Law) Settle on a person and his descendants or certain of them