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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A document making a change or addition to a will.

Usage examples (31)
  • Legacies are simple to put into effect by adding a codicil or making a revision to your will.
  • That signature to the codicil might be his or might not.
  • But you may not know the codicil, which is that if you don't own a boat, all you get is a mouthful of salt water.
  • The paper was a will, or, as I heard long after, a thing called a codicil -- a contrivance what you add to a will. for more
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