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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Surplus

SUR'PLUS, noun [Latin id., more.]

1. Overplus; that which remains when use is satisfied; excess beyond what is prescribed or wanted. In the United States, the surplus of wheat and rye not required for consumption or exportation, is distilled.

2. In law, the residuum of an estate, after the debts and legacies are paid.