transitive verb Date: 1641 to free from entail

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Disentail — Dis en*tail , v. t. (Law) To free from entailment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disentail — index disencumber Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disentail — [dis΄in tāl′] vt. Law to free from entail …   English World dictionary

  • disentail — disentailment, n. /dis en tayl /, v.t. Law. to free (an estate) from entail. [1635 45; DIS 1 + ENTAIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • disentail — v. release an estate from entail (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disentail — dis·entail …   English syllables

  • disentail — dis•en•tail [[t]ˌdɪs ɛnˈteɪl[/t]] v. t. law to free (an estate) from entail • Etymology: 1635–45 dis en•tail′ment, n …   From formal English to slang

  • disentail — /dɪsənˈteɪl/ (say disuhn tayl) verb (t) to free (an estate) from entail. –disentailment, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • disentail — To break the entail of an entailed estate. This was effected by a disentailing deed whereby the tenant in tail conveyed an absolute title to his grantee, which was authorized by statute in the reign of William the Fourth …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • disentail — v.tr. Law free (property) from entail; break the entail of …   Useful english dictionary

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