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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rejoinder.

Usage examples (8)
  • So on, assertion, rejoinder, surrejoinder, and rebuttal, till the dispassionate philosopher in the pillows wearied of his conceit and directed his thoughts toward breakfast.
  • Enns responded, and then I wrote a surrejoinder just on this very issue.
  • After this came rejoinder and surrejoinder, and reduplications of both, poured in by broadsides.
  • It is like a bill in equity that has nine parts, and there is the accusation and the rejoinder and the surrejoinder and other mysteries. for more
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