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Meaning of CODICIL

Pronunciation:  'kâdisul

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a supplement to a will; a testamentary instrument intended to alter an already executed will

CODICIL is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: appendix, testament, will



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cod"i*cil\, n. [L. codicillus, dim. of codex: cf. F.
codicille. See {Code}.] (Law)
A clause added to a will.

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