Tailzie

Tailzie, in Scots law, is 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 concept of fee tail, as the `heir in tailzie` is entailed to the property. An `heir in tailzie` could not sell ...
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Tailzie

• (n.) An entailment or deed whereby the legal course of succession is cut off, and an arbitrary one substituted.
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Tailzie

Tail'zie (-zĭ or -yĭ) noun [ French 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 .]
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