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remnant
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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Definition
a small amount that remains after the rest is gone
  • Indeed, a remnant still dwelt there of the Dunedain, the kings of Men that came over the Sea out of Westernesse; but they were dwindling fast and the lands of their North Kingdom were falling far and wide into waste.
    Prologue (20% in)
  • My dear Frodo, that is just what the Rangers are: the last remnant in the North of the great people, the Men of the West.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (12% in)
  • Only a remnant of our eastern force came back, destroying the last bridge that still stood amid the ruins of Osgiliath.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (21% in)
  • The marauding orcs had been waylaid and almost all destroyed; the remnant had fled westward towards the mountains, and were being pursued.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (86% in)
  • Every now and again they made efforts to speak of other things, of their long road and many adventures; they questioned Aragorn concerning the realm of Gondor and its ancient history, and the remnants of its great works that could still be seen in this strange border-land of the Emyn Muil: the stone kings and the seats of Lhaw and Hen, and the great Stair beside the falls of Rauros.
    2.10 -- Book 2 Chapter 10 -- The Breaking of the Fellowship (59% in)

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