Tailzie
Tailzie Tail"zie (-z[i^] or -y[i^]), n. [F. tailler to cut. See {Tail} a limitation.] (Scots Law) An entailment or deed whereby the legal course of succession is cut off, and an arbitrary one substituted. [Written also {tailzee}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • tailzie — See entail. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • Tailzie — NOTOC DefinitionTailzie (Scots law) : The feudal concept of the inheritance of immovable property according to an arbitrary course that has been laid out, such as in a document known as a deed of tailzie . Tailzie is similar to the common law… …   Wikipedia

  • tailzie — tail·zie …   English syllables

  • tailzie — A term of the Scottish law comparable to the English entail. Hubbell v Hubbell, 135 Iowa 637, 113 NW 512. taini. Freeholders …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tailzie — I. ˈtāl(y)i noun Etymology: alteration (ʒ being taken as z) of earlier tailʒie, from Middle English taillie, tailyie, tailʒie, from Middle French tailliee, from feminine of taillié, past participle of taillier to cut, shape, fix, limit more at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • heir of tailzie — Same as heir special …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tailzee — Tailzie Tail zie ( z[i^] or y[i^]), n. [F. tailler to cut. See {Tail} a limitation.] (Scots Law) An entailment or deed whereby the legal course of succession is cut off, and an arbitrary one substituted. [Written also {tailzee}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fee tail — Entail redirects here. For other uses, see Entail (disambiguation). Property law …   Wikipedia

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  • taillie — ˈtāli noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English more at tailzie Scots law : tailzie * * * taillie variant of tailye …   Useful english dictionary

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