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residue. 1. Something that is left over after a part is removed or disposed of; a remainder. 2. See residuary estate under ESTATE(3). [Blacks Law 8th]

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residuary clause.Wills & estates. A testamentary clause that disposes of any estate property remaining after the satisfaction of all other gifts. [Cases: Wills 586. C.J.S. Wills §§ 1176–1179, 1184.] [Blacks Law 8th]

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residuary (ri-zij-oo-er-ee), adj. Of, relating to, or constituting a residue; residual . residuary,n.1. See residuary estate under ESTATE(3).2. See residuary legatee under LEGATEE. [Blacks Law 8th]

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