nounLaw, • archaic
- A defendant’s reply to the plaintiff’s surrejoinder.More example sentences
- But my understanding is that the rebutter that is then presented against you is under the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 1997, section 35.
- Then came the defendant's rejoinder, the plaintiff's surrejoinder, the defendant's rebutter, and the plaintiff's surrebutter.
- Very rarely the plaintiff replied for a second time with a surrejoinder which in turn could be countered by a rebutter from the defendant.
mid 19th century: from Anglo-Norman French rebuter (from Old French rebut 'a reproach, rebuke') + -al.
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