Remnant

Definition of Remnant

Rem´nant   Pronunciation: r?m´nant
a.1.Remaining; yet left.
And quiet dedicate her remnant life
To the just duties of an humble wife.
- Prior.
n.1.
1.That which remains after a part is removed, destroyed, used up, performed, etc.; residue.
The remnant that are left of the captivity.
- Neh. i. 3.
The remnant of my tale is of a length
To tire your patience.
- Dryden.
2.A small portion; a slight trace; a fragment; a little bit; a scrap.
Some odd quirks and remnants of wit.
- Shak.
3.(Com.) An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.

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