from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plaintiff's reply to a defendant's rebuttal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The plaintiff’s reply in pleading to a defendant’s rebuttal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The plaintiff's reply in common-law pleading to a defendant's rebutter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rebutter
sur- + rebutter, on the pattern of surrejoinder (Wiktionary)