surrejoinder

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sur- +‎ rejoinder.

Noun[edit]

surrejoinder ‎(plural surrejoinders)

  1. (law) A plaintiff's answer to the defendant's rejoinder.
    • 1852, Washington Irving, Tales from the Alhambra:
      The captain-general gave a surrejoinder of still greater length and legal acumen.