Clause

Definition of Clause

n.1.A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document.
The usual attestation clause to a will.
- Bouvier.
2.(Gram.) A subordinate portion or a subdivision of a sentence containing a subject and its predicate.
1.See Letters clause or Letters close, under Letter.

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