Sur"plus*age (?), n. [See Surplus, and cf. Superplusage.]
Surplus; excess; overplus; as, surplusage of grain or goods beyond what is wanted.
Take what thou please of all this surplusage.
A surplusage given to one part is paid out of a reduction from another part of the same creature.
Matter in pleading which is not necessary or relevant to the case, and which may be rejected.
A greater disbursement than the charge of the accountant amounts to.
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