coun·​ter·​plea ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌplē How to pronounce counterplea (audio)
: a replication to a legal plea

Word History

First Known Use

1523, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of counterplea was in 1523

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“Counterplea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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