fee tail

plural fees tail

Definition of fee tail

: a fee limited to a particular class of heirs

First Known Use of fee tail

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fee tail

Middle English fee taille, from Anglo-French fé taillé entailed fee

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Legal Definition of fee tail

see fee sense 1

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