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n. ~ 1. A short, written document, often informal and used as an aid to memory. - 2. A short piece of correspondence. - 3. An annotation or comment in a document, often handwritten marginalia or a gloss. - 4. A written promise for one party to pay another a specified sum. - 5. Law · A short essay, often written by a law student for a law review, relating to a particular set of cases or a general area of the law.

- notes, pl. ~ 6. A terse record of the contents of a conversation or meeting made for future reference. - 7. A short summary or abstract.


A note5 is made between two parties and is distinguished from a draft2, which is among three parties.