pleadings. The name of the defendant s answer to the
plaintiff s replication.
2. The general requisites of a rejoinder are, 1. It must be triable. 2.
It must not be double, nor will several rejoinders be allowed to the same
declaration. 3. It must be certain. 4. It must be direct and positive, and not
merely by way of recital or argumentative. 5. it must not be repugnant or
insensible. 6. It must be conformable to, and not depart from the plea. Co.
Litt. 304; 6 Com. Dig. 185 Archb. Civ. Pl. 278; U. S. Dig, Pleading, XIII.
Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition