Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To file a demurrer.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To present a demurrer; to take an exception to the sufficiency in point of law of a pleading or state of facts alleged. See Demurrer.
    —Demurrable. A pleading, petition, or the iike, is said to be demurrable when it does not state such facts as support the claim, prayer, or defense put forward. 5 Ch. Div. 979.
    —Demurrant. One who demurs ; the party who, in pleading, interposes a demurrer.