from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plaintiff's reply to a defendant's plea or counterclaim; an answering plea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A plea made in opposition to another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a plaintiff's reply to a defendant's plea
counter- + plea (Wiktionary)