surrebutter

noun
sur·​re·​but·​ter | \ ˌsər-(r)i-ˈbə-tər How to pronounce surrebutter (audio) \

Definition of surrebutter

: the reply in common law pleading of a plaintiff to a defendant's rebutter

First Known Use of surrebutter

circa 1601, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of surrebutter was circa 1601

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“Surrebutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surrebutter. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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