Sunday, 26 August 2012

Entry: codicil (n.)

In context: "...Mario Incandenza sways down the steep path to the portcullis in the warm rain and interfaces with Clipperton through the bars and has the attendant hold the intercom-button down for him and personally requests that Clipperton be admitted under a special nonplay codicil to the regulations..."

Definition: Law. A supplement to a will, added by the testator for the purpose of explanation, alteration, or revocation of the original contents.

And more generally:

Supplement, appendix.


Other:

SNOOT score: 2
 
Page: 432

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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