What is SURPLUSAGE?

In pleading. Allegations of matter wholly foreign and impertinent to the cause. All matter beyond the circumstances necessary to constitute the action. See State v. Whitehouse, 95 Me. 179, 49 Atl. 869; Adams v. Capital State Bank, 74 Miss. 307, 20 South. 8S1; Bradley v. Bey- nolds, 61 Conn. 271, 23 Atl. 928.

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