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derogatory clause in a testament


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; -- a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.


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