What does the word remnant mean?

Usage examples for remnant

  1. With a wave of the hand he strode to the river's edge and half- an- hour later he and the remnant of his band were out of sight round a bend in the upper river. – The Boy Aviators in Africa by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  2. It was a remnant reduced to ten cents a roll,- the whole thing was less than four dollars. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  3. It's a family remnant- been handed down two generations. – Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan