codicil

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle French codicille, from Latin cōdicillus, diminutive of cōdex. See code

Noun[edit]

codicil (plural codicils)

  1. (law) An addition or supplement that explains, modifies, or revokes a will or part of one.
    • 2005 : If Nick answered a question Wani listened to him and then gave a flat little codicil or correction. - Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, (Bloomsbury Publishing, paperback edition, 378)

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