MEANING: noun: Overbearing pride.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old French surcuiderie, from Latin supercogitare, from super- (over, above) + cogitare (to think), from agitare (to agitate), from agere (to drive). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ag- (to drive, draw), which also gave us act, agent, agitate, litigate, synagogue, ambassador, incogitant, actuate, ambage, and exigency. Earliest documented use: 1250.

SURQUITRY - the electrical wiring and electronics of a device

SUR-SQUIDRY - everything higher than a cephalopod on the phylogenetic tree

AURQUIDRY - all plants of the family Orchidaceae