counterplea

noun
coun·​ter·​plea | \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌplē How to pronounce counterplea (audio) \

Definition of counterplea

: a replication to a legal plea

First Known Use of counterplea

1523, in the meaning defined above

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“Counterplea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterplea. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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