REM'NANT, noun [contracted from remanent. See Remain.]
1. Residue; that which is left after the separation, removal or destruction of a part.
The remnant that are left of the captivity. Nehemiah 1:3.
2. That which remains after a part is done, performed, told or passed.
The remnant of my tale is of a length to tire your patience.
Where I may think the remnant of my thoughts.
REM'NANT, adjective Remaining; yet left.
And quiet dedicate her remnant life to the just duties of a humble wife. [Little used.]