Remnant

Rem"nant

, n. [OF. remanant. See Remnant, a.]
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1. That which remains after a part is removed, destroyed, used up, performed, etc.; residue. Chaucer.
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The remnant that are left of the captivity.
Neh. i. 3.
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The remnant of my tale is of a length
To tire your patience.
Dryden.
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2. A small portion; a slight trace; a fragment; a little bit; a scrap.
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Some odd quirks and remnants of wit.
Shak.
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3. (Com.) An unsold end of piece goods, as cloth, ribbons, carpets, etc.
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Syn. -- Residue; rest; remains; remainder.
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