surplusage definition by Webster's New World
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- surplus; excess
- irrelevant or superfluous words or matter
- Law such matter in the pleading of a case
Origin: ME: see surplus and amp; -age
surplusage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Surplus; excess.
- An excess of words; verbiage.
- Law Irrelevant matter in a pleading.