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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

ADMINICLE 1. A term, in the Scotch and French law, for any writing or deed referred to by a party, in an action at law, for proving his allegations. 2. An ancient term for aid or support. 3. A term in the civil, law for imperfect proof. Tech. Dict. h.t.; Merl. Repert. mot Adminicule.