codicil

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

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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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codicil n ‎(plural codicillen, diminutive codicilletje n)

  1. codicil