from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Print that is in small type.
  • noun The portion of a document, especially a contract, that contains qualifications or restrictions, often in small type.
  • noun Information containing small details or presented in difficult or obscure wording.

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  • noun idiomatic The details, restrictions, terms, or conditions, especially of a contract, often printed in very small type.

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  • noun the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type
  • noun material printed in small type


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