n. 1. State of remaining; stay. [Obs.]
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Which often, since my here remain in England,
I 've seen him do.
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2. That which is left; relic; remainder; -- chiefly in the plural. "The remains of old Rome." Addison.
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When this remain of horror has entirely subsided.
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3. Specif., in the plural: (a) That which is left of a human being after the life is gone; relics; a dead body.
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Old warriors whose adored remains
In weeping vaults her hallowed earth contains!
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(b) The posthumous works or productions, esp. literary works, of one who is dead; as, Cecil's Remains.
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