He had left the same courthouse with half a smile and a shrug because it was only a civil case, entailing no criminal penalties.
The result of entailing estates is to continue them in the hands of a few.
Exercise this cannot be called; it is the worst species of labour, entailing upon its victims numerous evils.
Then, one night, the tobacco barn of Jason Diggett burned to the ground, entailing quite a loss.
As in the other instance, a search has to be made for the key, entailing much perambulation of the farm.
I have already purchased an ample estate with the view of entailing it on you and your issue.
Idolatry is either a defiance or a forgetfulness of God,--high treason to the majesty of Heaven, entailing the direst calamities.
The reaction from a condition like this, entailing endless litigation and crash on crash, is easily seen.
A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility.
A command of it requires a full knowledge of all the ancient literature, entailing decades of study.
mid-14c., "convert (an estate) into 'fee tail' (feudum talliatum)," from en- (1) "make" + taile "legal limitation," especially of inheritance, ruling who succeeds in ownership and preventing it from being sold off, from Anglo-French taile, Old French taillie, past participle of taillier "allot, cut to shape," from Late Latin taliare. Sense of "have consequences" is 1829, from notion of "inseparable connection." Related: Entailed; entailling.