Say It: \ˈsər-fət\
Part of Speech: noun
Definition (as defined by Merriam-Webster): an overabundant supply.
Used in a Sentence (aka How I Found It): “Kim poured the tea with shaking fingers while Dean, having already had a surfeit of sandwiches on the train, took a scone and anointed it generously with butter and jam.” The Private Patient by P.D. James
Origin: Middle English, first used in 14th century