general tail

noun

Definition of general tail

: a fee-tail estate not restricted to particular descendants of the first owner thereof but designed to pass to all of said owner's descendants so long as such issue is alive

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“General tail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/general%20tail. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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