rebutter
re·but·ter 1 n [Anglo-French reboter, from reboter to rebut]: the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
rebutter 2 n: one that rebuts

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

rebutter
index confutation, counterargument

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


rebutter
n. Someone who rebuts; a common law defendant's pleading in response to the plaintiff's surrejoinder.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


rebutter
In common-law pleading, the response made by a defendant to a plaintiff's surrejoinder, which rebuts earlier denials made by the defendant.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


rebutter
In common-law pleading, the response made by a defendant to a plaintiff's surrejoinder, which rebuts earlier denials made by the defendant.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Rebutter — Re*but ter (r[ e]*b[u^]t t[ e]r), n. (Law) The answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff s surrejoinder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rebutter — [ribut′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that rebuts 2. [n. use of Anglo Fr reboter: see REBUT] Law a defendant s reply to a plaintiff s surrejoinder …   English World dictionary

  • rebutter — I. noun Etymology: Anglo French rebuter, reboter, from reboter, verb Date: 1540 the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff s surrejoinder II. noun Date: 1794 one that rebuts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rebutter — rebutter1 /ri but euhr/, n. a person who rebuts. [1785 95; REBUT + ER1] rebutter2 /ri but euhr/, n. Law. a defendant s answer to a plaintiff s surrejoinder. [1530 40; < AF rebuter rebuttal, n. use of inf.: to REBUT; see ER3] * * * …   Universalium

  • rebutter — noun a) One who drives back or repulses b) One who makes a rebuttal …   Wiktionary

  • rebutter — triplique (франц.) третье письменное заявление истца …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • rebutter — re but·ter || rɪ bÊŒtÉ™(r) n. one who rebuts, one who refutes; defendant s response to the plaintiffs surrejoinder (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rebutter — noun Law, archaic a defendant s reply to the plaintiff s surrejoinder. Origin C16: from Anglo Norman Fr. rebuter (from OFr. rebut a reproach, rebuke ) …   English new terms dictionary

  • rebutter — re·but·ter …   English syllables

  • rebutter — re•but•ter [[t]rɪˈbʌt ər[/t]] n. a person who rebuts • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

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