holdover

[hohld-oh-ver]
noun
1.
a person or thing remaining from a former period.
2.
Printing. overset that can be kept for future use.

Origin:
1885–1890, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase hold over

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Example sentences
But soldiers and their families didn't hear about the holdover from their
  commanders.
Sooner or later it's doomed, a vestigial holdover from the days when comic
  books were sold on spinning metal racks to kids.
The stealth mode is a holdover from the origins of the vehicle's propulsion
  system.
It's a silly social norm with absolutely no redeeming qualities, and in fact is
  a holdover from a belief in fantasy.
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