toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in Arrowsmith

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
a small amount that remains after the rest is gone — sometimes specifically of cloth
  • Only in St. Swithin's, since there his experiment was so excellently begun, did some remnant of honor keep him from distributing the phage universally; but the conduct of this experiment he turned over to Stokes.
    Chapter 35 (54% in)
  • As tourists do when their minds have been broadened and enriched by travel, when they return to New Jersey or Wisconsin with the credit of having spent a whole six months in the West Indies and South America, the respectable remnant studied one another fastidiously, and noted the slim pale man who seemed so restless, who all day trudged round the deck, who after midnight was seen standing by himself at the rail.
    Chapter 36 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "remnant" in Arrowsmith.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®