codicil

Part of speech: noun

A supplement to a will.

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Usage examples "codicil":

  1. Then, a little later, a codicil is added in favour of John, showing that Jeffrey had felt the necessity of making some recognition of his brother. - "The Mystery of 31 New Inn", R. Austin Freeman.
  2. The executors had originally been Mr. Castleford and my mother, but by this codicil, Clarence was substituted for the former. - "Chantry House", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. There was yet another codicil. - "Coningsby", Benjamin Disraeli.