sur·​re·​but·​ter ˌsər-(r)i-ˈbə-tər How to pronounce surrebutter (audio)
: the reply in common law pleading of a plaintiff to a defendant's rebutter

Word History

First Known Use

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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