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remnant
used in The Sound and the Fury

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Definition
a small amount that remains after the rest is gone — sometimes specifically of cloth
  • What growth there was consisted of rank weeds and the trees were mulberries and locusts and sycamores—trees thatpartook also of the foul desiccation which surrounded the houses; trees whose very burgeoning seemed to be the sad and stubborn remnant ofSeptember, as if even spring had passed them by, leaving them tofeed upon the rich andunmistakable smellof negroes in which they grew.
    4 — April 8, 1928 (46% in)

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