n.A short, written document, often informal and used as an aid to memory.A short piece of correspondence.An annotation or comment in a document, often handwritten marginalia or a gloss.A written promise for one party to pay another a specified sum.LawA 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.A terse record of the contents of a conversation or meeting made for future reference.A short summary or abstract.


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