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fee tail noun


(COMMON LAW; PROPERTY LAW) (DATED) a legal interest in land that can only be passed on to the owner's descendants (=relatives of a person who lived in the past)
The fee tail was a device tuned to the needs of family settlements in the thirteenth century.

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