<surplus>

<surplus> (surplus) marks text present in the source which the editor believes to be superfluous or redundant. [11.3.3.1. Damage, Illegibility, and Supplied Text]
Moduletranscr
AttributesAttributes att.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp)) (att.global.source (@source)) att.editLike (@evidence, @instant) att.dimensions (@precision, @unit, @quantity, @extent, @scope) (att.ranging (@atLeast, @atMost, @min, @max, @confidence))
reasonone or more words indicating why this text is believed to be superfluous, e.g. repeated, interpolated etc.
Status Optional
Datatype 1–∞ occurrences of  separated by whitespace
Member of
Contained by
analysis: pc w
dictionaries: form
msdescription: origDate
textcrit: lem rdg
textstructure: dateline docImprint
transcr: am subst
May contain
Declaration
element surplus
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.editLike.attributes,
   tei_att.dimensions.attributes,
   attribute reason { list { text+ } }?,
   tei_macro.paraContent
}
Example
I am dr Sr yrs
<surplus reason="repeated">yrs</surplus>
Sydney Smith