surrejoinder

noun
sur·​re·​join·​der | \ ˌsər-(r)i-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce surrejoinder (audio) \

Definition of surrejoinder

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

First Known Use of surrejoinder

circa 1543, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of surrejoinder was circa 1543

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“Surrejoinder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surrejoinder. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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surrejoinder

noun
sur·​re·​join·​der | \ ˌsər-ri-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce surrejoinder (audio) \

Legal Definition of surrejoinder

: an answer to a rejoinder

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