codicil

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒdɪsɪl/, /ˈkəʊdɪsɪl/

Noun[edit]

codicil (plural codicils)

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

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch codicille, from Latin cōdicillus.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkoː.diˈsil/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: co‧di‧cil
  • Rhymes: -il

Noun[edit]

codicil n (plural codicillen or codicils, diminutive codicilletje n)

  1. codicil

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press