Adminicle
Adminicle Ad*min"i*cle, n. [L. adminculum support, orig., that on which the hand rests; ad + manus hand + dim. ending -culym.] 1. Help or support; an auxiliary. --Grote. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) Corroborative or explanatory proof. [1913 Webster]

Note: In Scots law, any writing tending to establish the existence or terms of a lost deed. --Bell. [1913 Webster]


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  • adminicle — adminicular /ad meuh nik yeuh leuhr/, adminiculary /ad meuh nik yeuh ler ee/, adj. /ad min i keuhl/, n. an aid; auxiliary. [1550 60; < L adminiculum prop, support (ad AD + min prob. to be identified with the base of eminere to stick out, protrude …   Universalium

  • adminicle — noun a) an aid. b) an auxiliary …   Wiktionary

  • adminicle — ad|mi|ni|cle Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • adminicle — ad·min·i·cle …   English syllables

  • adminicle —   n. Law, aid; support; corroboration; Numismatics, ornament round figure on coin.    ♦ adminicular, a. adminiculate, v.t. corroborate …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • adminicle — /aedminakal/ Used as an English word in the statute of 1 Edw. IV, c. 1, in the sense of aid, or support. In civil law, imperfect proof. See adminiculum …   Black's law dictionary

  • adminicle — /aedminakal/ Used as an English word in the statute of 1 Edw. IV, c. 1, in the sense of aid, or support. In civil law, imperfect proof. See adminiculum …   Black's law dictionary

  • adminicle — Confirmatory evidence; corroboration …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • adminicle — n. 1 a thing that helps. 2 (in Scottish law) collateral evidence of the contents of a missing document. Derivatives: adminicular adj. Etymology: L adminiculum prop …   Useful english dictionary

  • auxiliary — adj 1. subsidiary, additional, supplementary, reserve, extra; accessory, ancillary, secondary, subordinate, subservient; helping, assisting, adjuvant, aiding, abetting; supportive, helpful, assistive, cooperative. n 2. helper, aide, assistant,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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