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Word: codicil

Definition: supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will


Sentences Containing 'codicil'

In the codicil testament of his grandmother Garsenda, he is "Ugoni comite nepoti meo", or "Count Hugh, my grandson."
Nay, I come of no ungrateful stock, for all the world knows, but particularly my own town, who the Panzas from whom I am descended were; and, what is more, I know and have learned, by many good words and deeds, your worship's desire to show me favour; and if I have been bargaining more or less about my wages, it was only to please my wife, who, when she sets herself to press a point, no hammer drives the hoops of a cask as she drives one to do what she wants; but, after all, a man must be a man, and a woman a woman; and as I am a man anyhow, which I can't deny, I will be one in my own house too, let who will take it amiss; and so there's nothing more to do but for your worship to make your will with its codicil in such a way that it can't be provoked, and let us set out at once, to save Senor Samson's soul from suffering, as he says his conscience obliges him to persuade your worship to sally out upon the world a third time; so I offer again to serve your worship faithfully and loyally, as well and better than all the squires that served knights-errant in times past or present."
Sir William Gull's will, with a codicil, was dated 27 November 1888.
``He showed it me; but that is not all there is a codicil, as I said just now.''

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