Remainder-man

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Remainder-man (Law) One who has an estate after a particular estate is determined. See Remainder n., 3.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n remainder-man In law, one who has an estate after a particular estate is determined.
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Usage

In literature:

They also condescended to eat the remainder of our fish, though the white man told us they were precious badly cooked.
"The Cruise of the Dainty" by William H. G. Kingston
During the remainder of that day, Jack Robinson and his man went about their vocations with hearts heavy as lead.
"Fort Desolation" by R.M. Ballantyne
Eight of his prizes he had manned, and sent into port; the remainder he had burned.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
This movement involved not only the man behind, who was bearing a footboard, but also the remainder of the section.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 29, 1916" by Various
No man is safe without a lawyer at his elbow, making over to him a part of his annual income to secure the remainder.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
The remainder not having men enough to man their guns, soon after followed his example.
"How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
Three man-eaters lie dead, and I hope we may bag the remainder before many days are over.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
The misfortunes which Solon told the king were liable to come upon any man befell Croesus during the remainder of his life.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
For the remainder of that week Jeb was an ill man.
"Where the Souls of Men are Calling" by Credo Harris
So passed the remainder of the day, save when at dinner-time the famished man was relieved by his young lieutenant.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
In this case, the will of a minority, possibly the will of one man, thwarts that of the remainder.
"Liberalism" by L. T. Hobhouse
For the remainder of the long night, he stood guard over the man whom he had rescued.
"Murder Point" by Coningsby Dawson
A little judicious discipline right now will make him a better and a happier man for the remainder of his life.
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
God has caused even the wrath of man to praise him, and the remainder he has restrained.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
For this accident, the man was ordered to walk the remainder of the march to barracks.
"The Young Dragoon" by A.W. Drayson
He can make the wrath of man to praise Him and restrain the remainder.
"The Assembly of God" by C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
The remainder made but a poor fight of it, and were cut down to a man.
"A Roving Commission" by G. A. Henty
For the remainder of our resting-time the whole view was animated by thoughts of this man.
"The Alps" by Martin Conway
They segregate man from the rest of the universe, and endeavor an interpretation of the unhuman remainder.
"The Meaning of Faith" by Harry Emerson Fosdick
The Lord can make the wrath of man to praise Him, and restrain the remainder.
"Notes on the book of Exodus" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
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In news:

In late January, a 29-year-old man in Ohio tried a little soup from "a bulging plastic container, noted a bad taste , and discarded the remainder," says the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
After seeing Tom McCarthy's book, "C" on the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize and having no prior knowledge of the author, I picked up his earlier book, Remainder .
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In science:

The remainder of this work is motivated by that of Franks and Manning ([F] , [Ma]) on the classiļ¬cation of Anosov diffeomorphisms on tori.
Weakly hyperbolic actions of Kazhdan groups on tori
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