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(1):

(n.) The quantity or sum that is left after subtraction, or after any deduction.

(2):

(n.) Anything that remains, or is left, after the separation and removal of a part; residue; remnant.

(3):

(a.) Remaining; left; left over; refuse.

(4):

(n.) An estate in expectancy, generally in land, which becomes an estate in possession upon the determination of a particular prior estate, created at the same time, and by the same instrument; for example, if land be conveyed to A for life, and on his death to B, A's life interest is a particuar estate, and B's interest is a remainder, or estate in remainder.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Remainder'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​r/remainder.html. 1828.
 
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